The Truthdig columnist goes to Anderson, Ind., to witness the impact of the flight of General Motors jobs.
Show us the income equality. Bernie Sanders' economic message worked in Michigan and is resonating with blue-collar workers across America.
The Super Tuesday primaries underscore how super Southern our presidential nominating process has become.
Republicans won't win the presidency in 2016 without making inroads in the Midwest. Happily for the GOP, two Midwestern governors are running for their party's nomination.
A heat wave that has seen weather services predict temperatures in excess of 105 degrees Fahrenheit in some Northeastern and Midwest states was predicted to abate, at least briefly, via severe thunderstorms in some regions over the weekend.
Almost 30 percent of the American Midwest -- the area that produces most of the country’s corn, soybeans and livestock -- is suffering an escalation of its most extreme drought in five decades.
The number of significant earthquakes in the Midwest has increased almost fivefold in the last four years. Researchers with the United States Geological Survey set out to discover why.
The battle for the Midwest is transforming American politics. Issues of class inequality and union influence, long dormant, have come back to life.