Fewer and fewer of the folks who contributed to the success of our economy actually benefited from that success. Those at the very top grew wealthier from their incomes and their investments -- wealthier than ever before. But everybody else struggled with costs that were growing and paychecks that weren’t -- and too many families found themselves racking up more and more debt just to keep up.
It's like the Republicans have built a scale where the fulcrum is so far to the right that conservatism would be in the center and issues most Americans support are "far left".
What if as a massive group, the American People enforced a TARP deal in the reverse direction, from the banks to the people?
A parody of The Edgar Allen Poe's, The Raven...a terrifying Halloween horror for the top 1%!!!
Elizabeth Warren divined the reasons for the financial meltdown and continued economic sluggishness--the fact that the middle class now needs 104 paychecks a year to pay for a lifestyle their parents had with 52.
Romney’s callous disregard for families losing their homes through no fault of their own is bad enough but it’s also untrue that speeding foreclosures is good for the economy.
Decades of social movement scholarship has failed to answer the question of why movements happen when they do, though there doesn't seem an end anytime soon to people trying to answer the question.
This morning, the #OccupyOakland encampment is being shut down. Oakland police have arrested about 25 protesters at the sprawling Occupy Oakland encampment outside City Hall while hundreds of law-enforcement officers square off against demonstrators downtown in the second such raid...
Pres. Obama and Congress have now turned to focus on passing financial reforms that are long overdue. Fox News and the Republicans tried trotting out the same Goebbels/Rove playbook on this one but it's really hard to convince people...
Oligarchs despise peace and shared prosperity. They know that they can only monopolize power if the majority is divided and busy at each other's throats. The viciousness of partisanship in America as the oligarchy seized power is not a coincidence, it's a key part of the plan.