The spending priorities of everyday citizens are not reflected in the massive federal budget, according to a survey of 1,000 Americans taken in December.
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.]
The complex Labor Department proposal aims to deliver on the president's pledge to increase competition and lower costs by promoting the sale of health plans across state lines.
The morbidly rich who own the Republican Party know that when middle-class people get a tax cut, it means that working-class wages will go down over time.
The demonstrations appear to be the largest to strike the Islamic Republic since the protests that followed the country's disputed 2009 presidential election.
There are several key opportunities to expand progressive movements into a powerful force that will overcome the stranglehold of our corporation-controlled political parties.
The U.S. financial system remains unreformed, and no one in any position of power will do anything to fix it. The only question is when the bubble will burst.
The regulations, developed under President Obama, called for disclosure of the chemicals used in the drilling process. Trump's new action draws praise from industry groups.