President Obama is calling for Congress to raise taxes on the wealthy and corporations as a way to fund education and fix America's infrastructure. Could Obama's budget proposal help poor and middle-class families?
TPP is a trade deal that would allow an unprecedented level of global corporate rule over Americans. If passed, would it recreate the "anything-goes Wall Street ethic" that caused the 2008 world economy crash?
We are missing any sense of connection to the government. While past administrations are to blame for this, Tom Engelhardt describes why there is no massive antiwar movement in America.
Is American policy sowing conflict across North Africa and the Middle East? Democracy Now discusses the role of the U.S. in these ongoing conflicts with Vijay Prashad, professor of international studies at Trinity College.
We are barreling toward a “share” economy where robots do everything predictably programmable in advance and human beings do all of the unpredictable tasks. This is the troubling reality of the new digitized economy.
Is the Super Bowl just an overhyped, overpriced spectacle that makes America look stupid in the eyes of the rest of the world? Here are six reasons why Thomas Magstadt thinks it's "enough to make an otherwise healthy person sick."
We are the nation Malcolm X knew us to be and our "refusal to face the truth about empire" has created the nightmare Malcolm predicted. Did he better understand the inner workings of the empire?
Maybe Republicans should start considering the undeniable fact that unemployment and poverty are a growing concern in America. Because every time a Republican becomes President, poverty and unemployment have increased.
Chicago has yet to learn that their people and their public services are not products to be bought and sold. Can voters change the direction the state is going come February 24 when they will elect a new mayor?
Today we are experiencing issues of police brutality and accountability, which has historically occurred 50 years ago as well. Lets take the peaceful and dedicated movements of the past and use them to make change today.