House Republicans approved a budget that is far worse than any reasonable person could, up to now, have imagined would ever come out of a U.S. Congress.
Tens of millions of families are working regularly but have little savings and are on the brink of disaster.
The cashless society is almost at hand, some claim.
As the GOP lawmakers fled home for the holidays, the nightmares they have been causing for Americans turned into rock hard reality.
With the 2012 elections less than a year away, the entire right wing is amassing great sums of money in order to win. They want to take over the White House and the both houses of Congress.
A study of dozens of surveys regarding wealth and, the things we associate with the quality of life, seems to come to the surprising conclusion.
Indeed there is civil unrest! Workers cry out for justice, as workloads grow and wages stagnate while owners' profits soar, as jobs are sent overseas.
Two million desperate job hunters will, on Jan 1, 2012, lose the only lifeline that keeps them and their families surviving.
Racism is the most persistent and pernicious form of division in our country. It creates a fault line in the labor and people's struggles that, if not overcome, irredeemably weakens them.
As the deadline for the Senate super committee draws nearer two new studies highlight what's at stake.