The Black-White Unemployment Ratio Has Barely Budged

President Donald Trump defends himself against charges of racism by saying that not only is he not racist, but he has presided over some of the best job gains... Read more »

The Economy Won’t Save Republicans In The Midterms

Donald Trump keeps bragging about the economy — an unemployment rate of just 3.9 percent, 3.7 million jobs created since he took office, consumer confidence up. Will this help... Read more »

Kylie Jenner Is ‘Self-Made’ And Other Myths We Tell About The Extremely Wealthy

When Forbes magazine released its list of the richest “self-made” female entrepreneurs on Wednesday, Kylie Jenner was its cover star. At just 20, she is worth an estimated $900... Read more »

What Is A Federal Jobs Guarantee?

In the era of Donald Trump, ambitious progressive policies that were dismissed as fringe a few years ago are increasingly finding a foothold. One of these is the idea... Read more »

America’s Housing Crisis Is A Ticking Time Bomb

By nearly every measure, the American housing sector is broken. For decades, city, state and federal policies have contributed to rising rents, falling subsidies and the systematic shift of... Read more »

Capitalism Is The Reason Your Employer Is Screwing You Over

Few businesses show the skewed dynamics between employer and employees as clearly as Amazon. Its CEO Jeff Bezos is the world’s richest person, with his wealth estimated at around... Read more »

America Is Ground Zero For The Global Rise In Authoritarianism

Authoritarianism is waxing worldwide, threatening nominal and established democracies. In Europe, Poland and Hungary suppress civil liberties while exploiting anti-Semitism, and authoritarian movements in France, Germany, the Netherlands, Sweden... Read more »

Steve Bannon Blames Asians For Taking Silicon Valley Jobs From Blacks, Latinos

Conservative provocateur Steve Bannon recently took jabs at immigrants who come to America on H-1B visas, the majority of whom are of Asian descent.  In an interview with Fareed... Read more »

Renowned Economist Jeffrey Sachs Rips Trump As A Gibbering, ‘Delusional’ Threat

American economist Jeffrey Sachs has written a scathing takedown of President Donald Trump, calling him a delusional, psychopathic “threat to the nation and the world.” He might be a “Manchurian Candidate” who is working... Read more »

Anti-Abortion Policies Attack The Financially Vulnerable

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced last week that the U.S. birth rate has hit a 30-year low. That same day, news broke that the Trump administration planned... Read more »