More education makes you better off, right? Well, not necessarily. Not anymore.
“When are we going to start talking about getting people back to work instead of kicking them when they’re down?”
Republicans chagrined, crazed, that the economy is actually doing better.
By Matthew Rothschild
He offers no solutions to the unemployed, just a kick not in their gut but in their teeth.
Last month, we took two big strides toward reducing employment discrimination in America.
I'm a mid-career journalist, and I just landed on food stamps
“These are the benefits that are needed to feed families. Any week that they don’t get these benefits is harmful to people.”
Congress should not have gone on recess without extending unemployment benefits. Not only should those benefits be extended; they also should be increased.
Bunning's obstructionist stand epitomizes Republican politics: cruel and out of touch—totally unconcerned about people's suffering.
Matthew Rothschild is the editor of The Progressive magazine. To subscribe for just $14.97 a year, just click here.
Reid and Obama talk about the unemployed. But those words amount to just crocodile tears since they have the power to do something about this but choose not to do so.