Families

What Are The Unemployed Supposed To Do? This Woman's Selling The Car She Needs To Work.
It really does seem like there are two different worlds -- one where people have decent jobs and can pay the bills, and everyone else. The latter are invisible to the former. Read more...
Living On Minimum Wage: One Mother's Story
Shaniqua Davis, a fast food worker in New York City, talks about the struggles she faces trying to raise a family on the federally mandated minimum wage of $7.25 an hour. Read more...
Community groups and Occupy Detroit using "any means necessary" to save homes from foreclosure. Read more...
Unfortunately your browser does not support IFrames. This is the second year that Arizona's Scottsdale Gun Club has hosted a "pictures with Santa" event during the holiday season. And, as ABC's Nightline explains, "Nothing says Christmas Read more...
President Obama speaks to the American people from a busy factory floor in Pennsylvania about the urgent need to pass the middle class tax cuts, which will give families and businesses preparing for the holidays the certainty they need going into the New Year. Democrats and Republicans must come together to pass one thing that everyone agrees on—extending income tax cuts for 98 percent of American families and 97 percent of small businesses, and there is no reason to wait. The President urges Congress to take action to help grow our economy and strengthen the middle class. Read more...

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Across the country, Walmart employs 1.4 million people. We are not just the Associates that you see in stores, we are moms and dads, sons and daughters, husbands and wives working hard to support our families. Read more...
Via Occupy Wall Street, Real Democracy Now! Paris: To the financial institutions of the world, we have only one thing to say: we owe you NOTHING! To our friends, families, our communities, to humanity and to the natural world that Read more...
President Obama, spoke in Fairfax, Virginia on Friday, and had the chance to address one important issue that didn’t come up in the debate – the way that Obamacare, and supporting women’s decisions about their health care, is not only better for women’s health, but for women’s lives, families, and as a result, the economy. Read more...
Entire lives revolve around it. People kill and maim over it. Families collapse or thrive because of it. Is it really just pieces of paper?? Read more...
Eliminating child labor remains a challenge as money earned goes towards helping families get by... Read more...