For years, Lillian had struggled to keep her family safe and healthy amid the rising poverty, joblessness and growing crack cocaine epidemic in Bayview-Hunter's Point.
Tax Day demonstrations took place by the hundreds this week from one end of the nation to the other.
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.
If Congress doesn't move and renew jobless benefits by Feb. 29, millions of workers and their families will drown in a sea of worry, debt, foreclosure, homelessness and perhaps even worse.
Should we all start praying for Mitt Romney? The GOP presidential hopeful from Bain Capital has become a walking, talking object lesson on how our plutocracy works - and why we desperately need to end it.
The Republicans conveniently forget that they started the class war - and they've been winning it for years.
While banks, auto companies and the state of Michigan itself have all been bailed out with taxpayer money, Detroit has not received bailouts from anybody
The biggest risks to taxpayers, who underwrite federal loan guarantees, isn't renewable energy. It is nuclear power.
The God-forsaken Republican-run 112th Congress staggered home for an almost month-long recess. After what it did and did not do, workers and their allies are using the break to give those lawmakers an earful.
As the deadline for the Senate super committee draws nearer two new studies highlight what's at stake.