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Posted on: Sep 12, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Working America has sacrificed a great deal in the last 40 years, yet wealthy Wall St. CEOs keep asking for more.

Posted on: Sep 9, 2011, Source: AlterNet

From drivers' licenses to public schools, state and local governments are raising money any way they can--all while cutting taxes on the rich.

Posted on: Sep 8, 2011, Source: AlterNet

The administration needs to start inflicting some political pain on the GOP for blocking even the modest, business-friendly measures to spur job growth.

Posted on: Sep 2, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Their ability to bring powerful giants to heel is as compelling as the mythical Robin Hood's battle with a haughty medieval aristocracy.

Posted on: Aug 30, 2011, Source: AlterNet

The global economic crash hurt everyone, but not equally; here are the states that are feeling the greatest economic pain.

Posted on: Aug 26, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Not all states have experienced the same kind of economic pain since the Great Recession began.

Posted on: Aug 25, 2011, Source: AlterNet

A new study finds that right-wing attacks on family planning services are landing squarely on poor women and their families.

Posted on: Aug 24, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Redistributing the wealth is a defining function of the modern state, just like defending its borders or maintaining a judicial system.

Posted on: Aug 22, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Bringing manufacturing back to our shores is good policy wedded to great politics. So why aren't we talking about it?

Posted on: Aug 19, 2011, Source: AlterNet

It's ironic that those claiming fealty to the constitution habitually thumb their noses at its most sacred principle.

Posted on: Aug 16, 2011, Source: AlterNet

The debate over Obama's role in the mess we're in is distracting progressives from the real fight.

Posted on: Aug 15, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Third World status – the real promise of a Rick Perry administration – shouldn't be a goal to which the United States aspires.

Posted on: Aug 14, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Get ready for a boat-load of spin.

Posted on: Aug 11, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Ignore all the process stories about the vaunted Gang of 12 -- here's how the endgame plays out.

Posted on: Aug 9, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Just a few short months ago, few analysts would say publicly that the American economy was likely to slide into another grueling period of recession. That's changed.

Posted on: Aug 7, 2011, Source: AlterNet

S&P's downgrade provides compelling evidence of the corruption eating away at the foundations of yet another key Wall Street institution.

Posted on: Aug 2, 2011, Source: AlterNet

The professional political operatives behind the Tea Party movement were huge winners, but what about the rank-and-file Tea Partiers themselves?

Posted on: Aug 1, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Economic historians will look back on this era as a time when policy-makers damaged Americans' welfare with ideologically driven, self-inflicted wounds.

Posted on: Jul 29, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Economic factors and changes in public policies, not manifestations of "black culture," explain African Americans' relatively poorer economic outcomes.

Posted on: Jul 27, 2011, Source: AlterNet

The economic crisis has hit most families hard--but since many black families had less wealth to start with, its impact on them has been nothing short of disastrous.