The reality is that unemployment insurance extension is one of the best things that can be done right now to help the economy. Contact your senators today.
To win jobs for all, it requires a multi-racial united movement.
WASHINGTON (PAI) -- The current economy is "not normal," unemployment affects different groups of people than it did before, and the recovery - in terms of the joblessness numbers - will take longer than it did in prior slumps, the Labor Department's top economist says.
Day labor status is being forced on more and more full-time American workers, whether they want it or not, and a new book tells precisely what it's like.
I think it's absolutely ridiculous that two Illinois lawmakers are requesting to bring in the National Guard as a way to control youth violence.
Unemployment, hunger, 25 coalminers dead, yes, there is a rising tide of anger in the country.
Diehard conservatives - mostly Republicans - are willing to let the elderly, the disabled and the children die, while they themselves do nothing but scream, "No new taxes!"
NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- In Connecticut, jobless workers were unable to file for unemployment benefits because the phone lines were overwhelmed.
One thing most of us in South Chicago SOAR (Steelworkers Organization of Active Retirees) have in common is children and grandchildren
Without a rapid draw-down in unemployment numbers, Obama will be unlikely to resurrect the coalition he needs to address other important questions.