GOP candidates have occasionally used the right buzzwords – inequality, opportunity, middle class – but they are dramatically failing to give the true explanation about how our economy ended up the way it is.
Not having access to good public transportation destroys the promise of equal opportunity for millions of Americans. When Congress returns to address long-term transportation funding, this needs to be part of the debate.
The say-on-pay provision in the Dodd-Frank financial reform bill is not having the impact its advocates had hoped for. Five years later, executive pay packages are the highest they have ever been.
Hillary Clinton focuses not just on economic growth, but on fair growth that benefits everyone. Jeb Bush promises a 4 percent growth rate, but even if he succeeded the vast majority of the country would be left behind.
Walmart is aggressively highlighting its commitment to purchase an additional $250 billion worth of American-made goods by 2023. Here's how to avoid being fooled by the giant retailer’s rhetoric.
It's refreshing to see a Republican candidate identify inner-city poverty as a major underlying criminal justice issue. But Sen. Paul’s conservative economic policies would only exacerbate poverty in struggling black communities.
Hundreds of people converged on the district of Rep. Bob Goodlatte to demand that he hold hearings on bills that would repair the gutting of the Voting Rights Act that had been done by the Supreme Court.
A ruling against the ride-sharing service Uber in California is a sign of the increased scrutiny some regulators and courts are giving the labeling of workers as independent contractors in these new disruptive industries.
Here are five examples, in just one of the 12 appropriations bills moving through the House, of how Republicans in Congress continue their assault on the basics we need for shared economic prosperity.
The top Democratic presidential candidate last week sharpened the contrast between herself and Republican presidential candidates on how to address the right to vote.
Hedge fund billionaire Leon Cooperman takes exception to Hillary Clinton "crapping all over what I do for a living." But charitable donations shouldn't be a get-out-of-jail-free card for not paying his fair share of taxes.
“Our phones are ringing off the hook,” said Rep. Rosa DeLauro as members of Congress were presented with the signatures of 2 million people calling for a "no" vote on fast track for the Trans-Pacific Partnership.