Republican members of Congress and their conservative talking heads are angrily complaining that they did not get anything for shutting down the government shutdown
Every one of America's fiscal crises over the past three-and-a-half years is because Republicans refuse to do their jobs of conducting the nation's business.
Republicans will spend three weeks promoting the policies that drove 4 out of 5 Americans into unemployment, near or at poverty, or reliance on government assistance.
Despite draconian Republican efforts to tank the economy and impose austerity on the people for the benefit of the top 2%, April was a banner month. 165,000 jobs were created.
Simpson-Bowles learned their austerity policy is based on flawed data, but they are still using the erroneous information to argue for austerity.
For the past two years under Republican rule, America relinquished its leadership position to Europe and became a devotee of austerity economics and followed the Eurozone into economic contraction.
Fitch ratings poked a huge hole in Republican talking points by warning that using the debt ceiling as a mechanism for fiscal discipline is ineffective and potentially dangerous.
Unions are a part of capitalism; they are one of the self-regulating forces that can serve to keep 'too-big-to-fail' at bay. They are a check on absolute power.
The drop in the unemployment rate to 7.8% has gotten the radicals on the right all twisted and spouting pathetic conspiracy theories about the BLS and Obama. Here's why they are wrong.
A study released by the National Employment Law Project (NELP), however, shows that it is big corporations not small businesses that benefit from low-wage workers
It is morally and economically reprehensible that Republicans consider giving tax breaks to rich people who return 30 cents on every dollar to the economy, but refuse to extend unemployment benefits to hardworking Americans who will return $1.60 for every dollar they get. It is not difficult to understand the moral and economic ramifications unless you are a Republican.