Public pension systems nationwide face record levels of debt, putting downward pressure on wages as governments struggle to close the gap. And it suggests that the recent outcry over teacher pay could spread in coming years.
There’s a crucial institution in Washington that few in the media seem to be paying attention to, even as President Trump quietly makes it his own.
Often unrecognized in the denunciations of fascism by celebrity politicians such as Madeleine Albright and Hillary Clinton is that neoliberalism is the new fascism.
The Massachusetts senator has taken up the issue of redlining, or systematic discrimination against people of color looking for loans and for housing in certain neighborhoods.
We are beginning to see more and more how disgusting a profit-above-all-else economy is.
The Fed's proffered justifications for aggressively increasing interest rates and adding to government debt levels don’t pass the smell test.
The teacher strikes, rallies and walkouts in West Virginia, Oklahoma, Kentucky and elsewhere are a stunning reminder that socioeconomic class has always mattered in our public and private lives.
Donald Trump's lack of understanding about Chinese culture—and the need to save face at all costs—increases economic risk for America.
The investment bank says first-quarter profits rose by 26 percent, helped by a lower tax bill and market volatility.
Republicans who for years have voted against subsidies for solar and wind power are now eager to have government subsidize coal. Meanwhile, China’s success in renewables grows.