Beverly Gologorsky's new book is "a rare working-class novel ... about the 2007-2009 foreclosure crisis and how it hit not those 'too big to fail,' but those too small not to be clobbered by it," writes TomDispatch editor Tom Engelhardt.
In the name of the fight against terrorism, the United States is currently waging “credit-card wars” in Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria and elsewhere.
A report issued by United Nations Special Rapporteur Philip Alston shines a bright light on how unequal a society the U.S. is.
The Great Recession is officially over, but tell that to the increasing numbers of poor families scrabbling to hang on in a world that refuses to see or hear them.
The president's plan would slash or completely eliminate core anti-poverty programs that form the heart of the U.S. social safety net.