Imagine, if you will, going to the IRS and saying, “I don’t think the tax rate is fair so I’m not going to pay it.” Regular Americans can’t do that. But Apple CEO Tim Cook just did.
The Republican presidential candidate says we need to cut American wages enough to be "competitive" with China and Mexico. He has even laid out a plan to accomplish this. He may have stopped saying that, but ...
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau needs to hear your support for strong rules to protect Americans from the predatory payday loan industry and their business model of trapping people in an endless cycle of debt.
It is not enough for Hillary Clinton to say she opposes the Trans-Pacific Partnership; that doesn't stop it. She has to put herself on the front line, twisting arms and making deals to persuade members of Congress to vote against it.
Progressive groups are gathering petition signatures calling on Hillary Clinton to speak out against a lame-duck vote on the Trans-Pacific Partnership during her Thursday economic policy speech outside Detroit.
Donald Trump is running an ad that changes a word in a Hillary Clinton speech to make it sound like she said the opposite of what she actually said. Will people fall for that?
The Center for Media and Democracy revealed at AARP is a paying member of ALEC, an organization dedicated to, among so many other things, privatizing Social Security and Medicare. Just wow.
Tuesday was "Make America Work Again" day at the Republican convention. The Republican prescription for jobs was, as always, tax cuts for the rich and corporations.
After acknowledging that poverty is systemic, House Speaker Paul Ryan in an NPR interview turns around and blames the poor themselves as being personally -- even morally -- responsible for being poor.
People say that the Democratic Party doesn't really stand for anything. But this year the party platform is "the most progressive platform ever." Progressives should make politicians actually stick to the platform.
Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders have said they oppose the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Democratic Party platform deliberations in Orlando this weekend should reflect this by going on the record against a rigged "lame-duck" vote.
Donald Trump is a fraud, but Democrats will have to prove that they oppose the Trans-Pacific Partnership and will fix previous trade deals. They can start by opposing TPP in the party platform.
Money markets are demanding that governments spend more on infrastructure and education and services other things governments do to make people's lives better.
Candidate Clinton not only committed to opposing TPP before and after the election, she said "we need a fundamental rethink of how we approach trade deals going forward."
The Verizon worker's strike is about a lot more than just the contract between Verizon and its workers. This is about all of us and our relationships with these giant corporations.