Caterpillar is as associated with middle-American values and hard work as any American company. But what it's doing in the boardroom gives a window into the rotten corporate mindset that is exacerbating inequality.
Presumptive 2016 candidate Chris Christie (R-NJ) laid out a plan to cut Social Security benefits on Tuesday in New Hampshire, but critics note that it would not only harm future retirees but fail to close the program's funding gap.
The mobile home industry has been chugging along just fine since new regulations to protect borrowers from predatory loans came online last year, but Republicans are planning to strip the protections at the industry's behest.
Hillary Clinton is expected to formally announce her candidacy for the White House on Sunday. Here's a look at the public opinion landscape around key economic policy areas where the Clinton campaign will have to win friends and influence voters.
It was embarrassing enough when conservatives claimed that Seattle restaurant owners were closing because of the $15 minimum wage law without even asking the restaurateurs. Now, new data on the restaurant scene makes the claim look even sillier.
The cities claim that protecting homeless people from harassment by police and criminalization of their day-to-day lives would distract lawmakers from tackling tougher issues like affordable housing and social services.