by Bryce Covert Nov 6, 2013
Safety net programs like Social Security, food stamps, and unemployment insurance reduced the poverty rate in 2012.
by Bryce Covert Nov 4, 2013
Investment in long-term priorities like infrastructure, research, and education has fallen thanks to austerity.
Nov 1, 2013
Sequestration's cuts to Native American health and education break promises the country has made.
by Igor Volsky Oct 31, 2013
The deficit fell below $1 trillion for the first time in five years.
by Bryce Covert Oct 29, 2013
While the unemployment rate for white workers peaked at 9.1 percent, it's still above 11 percent for Native Americans.
Coburn joins the Republican shift from blaming President Obama for sequestration to embracing it as a win.
by Bryce Covert Oct 28, 2013
The accounting gimmicks and emergency measures that muted the impact this year won't be available anymore.
by Hayes Brown Oct 24, 2013
Shutdown? No problem. Sequestration? No sweat. Defense contracts continue to show huge profits.
by Bryce Covert Oct 23, 2013
Sequestration could make things even worse for working parents who need help paying for childcare.
by Aviva Shen Oct 20, 2013
Thousands of workers, bracing for the next budget crisis, will likely hold back on Christmas shopping and other economic activity.