As President Barack Obama is sworn in, we should take this moment to consider how our country must achieve a common vision for America.
Making smartphones abroad that could be made here is not so smart.
If we are to believe the leaks on the deal being cut for the fiscal cliff, it appears that Obama's agenda was narrow-restore fiscal sanity by upping the tax rates on very high earners.
In the early aftermath of World War II, the Truman administration was hell bent on reversing U.S. foreign policy from wartime cooperation to unrestrained hostility.
The media is absorbed now with trying to decide how close President Obama and House Republicans are to a deal that would avoid the "fiscal cliff" at the end of the year.
Machinists at Caterpillar voted to accept the company's contract offer, which included the same give backs as the one they rejected some four months ago.
Seven years later, the downtown and North Side sections still had pockets of the upwardly mobile, but the hustle and bustle had definitely diminished.
Piketty and Saez joined with MIT's Stefanie Stantcheva on a brief article that helps explain why raising taxes on a nation's rich creates economies that work for everyone.
Defenders of Mitt Romney say his refusal to release tax returns and his stashing money overseas are nothing more than what most people would do.
Mitt Romney's tax plan would reward companies for exporting more U.S. jobs as well as encouraging the firms to duck taxes.