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Sequester cuts will total $1.2 trillion through fiscal year 2021. This year there is a 5.3 percent cut, totaling $85 billion. The cuts are indiscriminate and will impact nearly every federal program. Read more...
In an extended essay, Bill shares striking extremes of wealth and poverty across the country. Read more...
Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) joined a large coalition of groups representing organized labor, seniors, veterans, women and progressives in delivering over 2 million petition signatures to the White House demanding no cuts to Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid and disabled veterans' benefits. Read more...
In this new ad from MoveOn.org, voters remind President Obama that one of the reasons they voted for him in November is because they trust him to protect Social Security and Medicare. Read more...
From Current TV's new series, Currently on hunger, under-nutrition and obesity in America. This segment from The Young Turks takes a look at celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck and the work he's doing with Meals on Wheels. For more interviews, articles Read more...

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You can't possibly praise the Occupy movement enough for their response to the devastation of Hurricane Sandy. There are the volunteers who deliver food, water, and clothing to those in need, and even experienced medical professionals going Read more...
This photo labled "Even out of fly-fishing season, Mitt was known to hone his angling skills among Detroit’s poor," shows his early disconnect from America's not-so-wealthy, taunting a homeless man with a dollar bill on a fishing line? It's damn near sociopathic. Read more...
In the 30 second ad, the narrator gets straight to the point, saying “Mitt Romney attacked 47% of Americans who pay no income tax, including veterans, the elderly and disabled." Read more...
Paul Ryan is the mastermind behind the extreme GOP budget plan. It's a plan Mitt Romney endorses... Read more...
Former "ER" star Noah Wyle was among 100 protesters arrested on Capitol Hill Monday during a demonstration urging Congress not to cut Medicaid. Read more...