by Kai Wright on October 22 2010, 10:28AM
And President Obama’s willful complicity in Wall Street’s scam.
by Julianne Hing on October 20 2010, 12:05PM
In one poor town, they’re scraping together volunteer labor and donated materials to get out of tent cities.
After lawmakers finish talking about unemployed on the stump, they’ve got just two weeks to help them.
by Kai Wright on October 8 2010, 1:03PM
The latest indignity: Tens of thousands of government jobs cut as inequality continues to grow.
As Congress takes off for midterm elections, it seals the fate of the one real jobs program we had.
by Brentin Mock on September 30 2010, 11:54AM
Keilen Williams doesn’t know where to direct his economic frustrations. Scapegoating pols and profiteering capitalists tell him and other workers to blame each other.
by Michelle Chen on September 17 2010, 10:00AM
While much of the media has focused on the debate over extending Bush-era tax cuts for the rich, some other tax relief for the less-than-wealthy hardly gets a second glance.
More people than ever rely on some form of government benefits.
by Michelle Chen on September 15 2010, 9:30AM
In California, Asian Americans may suffer relatively low rates of unemployment, but a surprising number of them tend to stay stuck in that hole for a long time.
Obama hopes the tax debate will paint a bright line between Republicans and Democrats this month.
by Michelle Chen on September 9 2010, 9:27AM
In an increasingly harsh economy, social security after retirement could be all that many seniors have to look forward to.
It’s unclear exactly how jobs will be created, what kind of jobs they’ll be and for who will get them.
by Jamilah King on September 7 2010, 12:46PM
They’re still waiting for a $1.25 billion bias settlement while politicians play favorites with wealthier landowners.