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D.C. Workers Win $11.50 Minimum Wage Increase

December 18, 2013

About 90,000 workers will earn a higher minimum wage in D.C., Montgomery, and Prince George counties in Maryland

Privatizing America

December 17, 2013
Journalist and author David Cay Johnston says that private federal contractors need better oversight and should be banned from contributing to election campaigns

Honduras

December 8, 2013
In the absence of a trustworthy process, those who took power by force in 2009 will stay in power

Reality Asserts Itself - Max Blumenthal

October 30, 2013
In this episode of Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay, Max Blumenthal, author of Goliath – Life and Loathing in Greater Israel, looks at PM Netanyahu’s strategy of ethnic cleansing and negotiations without end

Frustrated with Congressional Inaction, Immigrant Communities Resist Deportations

October 29, 2013

David Bacon: Grassroots communities take matters into their own hands in the absence of Congressional action on immigration reform.  

US Government Shutdown

October 16, 2013
Democrats must transform debt limit deal into a victory for progressives

NY Federal Reserve Examiner Fired After Submitting Critical Report of Goldman Sachs

October 16, 2013
Superiors told Carmen Segarra to change her report. When she refused, they fired her.

Would Janet Yellin as Fed Chair Mark a Shift in Economic Policy?

October 9, 2013

Bill Black: Yellin’s confirmation marks a victory for progressive democrats?

Campaign Finance Reform

October 8, 2013
Supreme Court considers first campaign finance decision since Citizens United.