Feb 24, 2013
Will a 12 dollar an hour minimum wage work? Five dollar
a gallon of gas certainly does NOT. Nor does Chinese computer
theft of America’s secrets.
Economist James K. Galbraith talks about the “mania” on the right about cutting Social Security and Medicare, which he says will only further weaken the...
Feb 17, 2013
Which House of Congress better represents the people? And how does
winning an Oscar affect your health? Some surprising answers
Why is there so much dysfunction in Congress? Constitutional scholar Ian Millhiser says, simply, it is “deeply baked into the legislative system.”
Author and demographer...
Feb 10, 2013
Is 2016 Hillary’s “moment?” Will Republicans use the debt ceiling
to inflict a catastrophe on the world economy? Who needs
immigration reform the most?
She’s got money, organization, tenacity and discipline on her side. … And Bill Clinton. So what will Hillary Clinton do in 2016? Regular contributor and...
Feb 3, 2013
Movement on immigration reform. Why? Look at the election
Elections have consequences … and the proof is the sudden impetus for a bipartisan immigration bill. Just before a few Senate Republicans decided to join progressives in starting immigration reform, we spoke with Maria Teresa Kumar, head of the...