By Bryce Covert on December 5, 2013
If voters approve the measure, Massachusetts would become the second state to guarantee its workers get paid sick days.
By Alan Pyke on December 5, 2013
A new audit of the National Mortgage Settlement shows little progress at curbing industry abuses from the largest banks.
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.
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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.
By Adam Peck on December 4, 2013
Who ruined Thanksgiving: the people protesting for better wages or the retailers who made millions show up to work?
By Bryce Covert on December 4, 2013
Nearly half of families are struggling lower-middle class, where they rely on public benefits and face economic insecurity.
By Scott Keyes on December 4, 2013
Feeding the poor earns one restaurant complaints -- not praise -- in Indiana.
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.