The Roaring ’20s ushered in a new modernity and energy but also held the seeds of a great and devastating economic depression.
One doctor at George Washington University attributes the spike to economic inequality and pervasive feelings of hopelessness.
When it comes to critical economic and social issues, the mainstream media have left the general population dangerously ill-informed.
Truthdig Editor in Chief Robert Scheer sits down with Peter Edelman, a former adviser in Bill Clinton's administration, to discuss poverty and welfare reform. [Transcript added.]
"[P]rofessional-class women, who have reaped a disproportionate share of feminism’s gains, have dominated the feminist movement, and the social distance between them and their less privileged sisters is wide and growing wider," writes Kathleen Geier at The Nation.
Black and Latino working-class activists attempted to hold leading U.S. economic policymakers accountable to communities of color by posing tough questions to 10 Federal Reserve presidents and governors at the institution's annual Jackson Hole Policy Symposium.
After plants closed, the economic, social and psychological effects continued for decades and across generations.
Hillary Clinton and Jill Stein released their personal tax returns this week, putting pressure on rivals Gary Johnson and Donald Trump to release theirs.
Questions linger about the candidate's alleged mob ties. So where is pack journalism when we need it?