Half our children are at risk of the economic consequences of the coronavirus pandemic.
Before he died, Martin Luther King, Jr. joined a campaign to unify working people of all races. Today, nothing could be more powerful.
Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced plans to cut SNAP benefits that could drive millions further into poverty.
40 percent of Americans can’t afford a $400 emergency — and more emergencies are coming.
While Trump’s potential impeachment dominates news feeds, let’s not lose sight of the deep policy changes needed to make this country work for all of us.
Census data asserts US poverty has fallen to 11.8 percent, or 38.1 million Americans. Yet, 40 percent of all Americans can’t afford a $400 emergency.
Millions of us are living in poverty — we need investments to raise the standard of living.
Low-income parents risk jail for putting their kids in better public schools, while the rich bribe colleges to shut the poor out.
Two new reports out of Washington trace our growing economic divide and the high price we pay, in dollars and lives, for letting that divide fester.
The Trump administration recently proposed cuts to SNAP. Now they want to roll back national nutrition standards for school lunches.
It’s time to heal the deep wounds of racism — not only to ensure equity for African Americans, but for our entire economy.
We need more than a moratorium on making inheritable edits in our genetic code. We need a moratorium on people getting rich off of editing our genes.
The SNAP program reduces poverty better than anything else, with very little fraud.
We now have some new clues, thanks to the tax-evasion records whistleblowers have been so generously sharing.
The U.S. is one of the only countries in the world that doesn’t mark International Worker’s Day. So how are our workers doing?