The New York Working Families Party called on the state's governor and the state legislature to enact an agenda that puts "working families first."
Elizabeth Warren has quickly carved out a role as an articulate spokesperson for workers, and she didn't disappoint the packed house at the summit.
A Harvard economist was reduced to making personal attacks as he tried to evade Thomas Piketty's key theses about capitalism and its tendencies toward unsustainable inequality.
Minimum wages should provide enough income for working families to put shelter over their heads, food on their tables and clothes on their backs.
Even the head of the Fed now worries about the chasm of income inequality. But Janet Yellen, in a speech at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, took it one step beyond money.
Imagine coming home from work or school and not having access to water for cooking dinner, or not being able to take a shower after a hard day's work.
Justice Sonia Sotomayor is worried about income inequality's negative impact not only on the U.S. now, but on future generations.
The CPUSA will meet in Chicago June 13-15 for its 30th national convention.
A crowd led by Ohio state Rep. Nina Turner slammed GOP Gov. John Kasich's latest tax cut proposal as "just another gift to who least need it, Ohio's wealthiest top one percent."
Nearly every economist of any reputation must now deal with the stunning evidence behind the inequality trends Piketty illuminates.