Skyrocketing debt, Wall Street deregulation, a fraying social safety net, and a diminished dollar could soon leave the United States looking like Greece.
The middle class is starting to look poor, but the president’s Council of Economic Advisers now argues that not even the poor are poor—all the better to cut programs that serve both groups.
The Great Recession, a new study shows, has driven the sharpest decline in reported happiness since researchers started collecting consistent data.
Young people are set to inherit the unequal economic heritage of their parents.
New research shows that the same inequality that gets us into economic messes, significantly slows the clean-up.
Standard economic growth indicators aren’t yielding enough information, especially when it comes to inequality.
The executives responsible for the financial industry’s pervasive fraud are paying no personal price.
The first presidential debate of 2012 was an exercise in ridiculousness that produced no insight, no plan, no inspiration, no leadership, and no truth.
For those on the economic ladder’s lowest rungs, the middle rungs have almost completely disappeared.
For desperate workers that turn to temp agencies for a step up, too often they find only quicksand.
Paul Ryan’s 2013 budget shows not only that the GOP is wildly out of touch with average Americans, but that they lack the ability to lead us anywhere but off a cliff.
Great economic cataclysms have in the past knocked the super rich off their stride. Our Great Recession’s deep pockets, stunning new income data show, are bucking the historical tide.
Ordinary citizens are making their voices heard by moving millions of dollars out of the big banks’ coffers.
African Americans are disproportionately impacted by the Great Recession and the Great Disenfranchisement.
Americans are in for a long, hard slog.