By Alan Pyke on December 4, 2013
President Obama called for dropping the focus on austerity in favor of restoring America's lost economic mobility in a speech Wednesday hosted by the Center for American Progress.
By Bryce Covert on December 4, 2013
Meet Lillian, Alan and John.
By Christopher Butterfield on December 4, 2013
Maine Democrats accuse Gov. Paul LePage of continuing his "war on the poor" by moving Department of Health and Social Services out of reach of many poor that need access.
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Nearly half of families are struggling lower-middle class, where they rely on public benefits and face economic insecurity.
A look at job creation by profitable U.S. companies that were most and least taxed finds little evidence that higher rates kill jobs.
The council voted to raise the city's minimum wage and expand its paid sick days law.
By Judd Legum and Adam Peck on December 3, 2013
As it turns out, the policies Third Way trashes as "disastrous" are overwhelmingly popular with a broad spectrum of Americans.
By Scott Keyes on December 3, 2013
The People's Pope puts faith into action.
By Bryce Covert on December 3, 2013
Both parents will soon be able to share up to a year of family leave to care for a new child.
By Igor Volsky on December 3, 2013
The scores from 2012 Program for International Student Assessment come as Republican lawmakers and state legislators are reconsidering their support for Common Core.