The term "sequester" hides from Americans the damage being wrought by a GOP-led Congress bent on slashing programs that help poor and working-class people.
By last count, approximately 12 million Americans were officially unemployed. Of those, 4.7 million have been jobless for 27 weeks or longer.
Under Obamacare the federal government pays 100% for expanded state Medicaid coverage for three years, followed by incremental state contributions of up to 10%.
What a beautiful image of the first family and the president guiding our nation to a better place.
I did not start my career as a letter carrier until I was 41 years old. Before that, I spent the majority of my working life as a self-employed small businessman.
All things relating to the food we eat: where is comes from, who does the work, what are the issues and what we can do to be informed and take action.
The Wall Street Journal tells the story of how Hostess Brands, Inc., took its workers wages and used them to cover its own expenses.
At least as far as I could tell, though, there were no striking workers at this particular Walmart.
The fourth floor meeting room of the United Steelworkers national headquarters rang out as nearly 200 gathered to pay tribute and celebrate the life of George Edwards.
On this coming Black Friday, however, shoppers are more likely to see protesting workers.