The Campaign for America’s Future helped a broad coalition of progressive organizations deliver a 2-million-signature petition to the White House against using a “chained CPI” to reduce the cost-of-living adjustment […]
Charles and David Koch exemplify the corrupting impact of the tsunami of unrestrained and undisclosed money in politics unleashed by the Citizens United ruling.
As governments in Europe and elsewhere adopt conservative austerity economic policies, we are assembling the best information and analysis of the effects from our own writers and from other progressive sources.
We're urging President Obama to reject cuts in Medicare benefits as part of any deficit-reduction effort. The problem is not Medicare, but a still-broken health care system that needs more reform.
Keep Social Security sound, and strengthen the retirement, disability and survivors protections Americans earn through their hard work. Pay for it by removing the cap on the Social Security tax, so that upper-income people pay into Social Security on all they make, just like the rest of us.
Americans have a right to fair minimum and living wages, to organize and collectively bargain, to enjoy equal opportunity and to earn equal pay for equal work. Corporate assaults on these rights bring down wages and benefits for all of us. They must be outlawed and prosecuted.
We should provide universal access to early childhood education, make school funding equitable, invest in high-quality teachers, and build safe, well-equipped school buildings for our students.
We should invest in American businesses that can power our country with innovative technologies like wind turbines, solar panels, geothermal systems, hybrid and electric cars, and next-generation batteries.
Former Open Left blogger Jeff Bryant watchdogs the impact of conservative policies on our school systems and on the future of our children.
A funny thing on the way to state budget solvency in Texas and Mississippi, which are among the reddest of the red states.
President Obama's promise to protect Social Security benefits from cuts is under political attack from all sides. This page offers viewpoints and information that you can use to help fend off these attacks.