How Bad 3rd Grade Math Legitimizes Injustice

Two months into sequestration, it’s proving a disaster. And the study that justified it still doesn’t add up.

Obama Needs 'Courage of His Convictions' on Economic Justice, Too

The president officially acquiesced to the GOP’s economic hostage taking this week, again.

Sequestration Means 424,000 Less HIV Tests and 540,000 Fewer Vaccines for Diseases like Flu, Measles and Hepatitis

“For communities of color and communities that have been hard hit by the recession, it’s a nuclear bomb that’s waiting to go off,” Imara Jones told Democracy Now.

What's 'Sequestration' Mean in Real Life?

An explanation of the trillion-dollar budget cuts that are set to begin in a matter of days.

The Simple Truth: You Can't Have Growth and Austerity at Once

We’re two weeks away from yet another crop of austerity measures that make the sorts of ideas laid out in President Obama’s State of the Union simply impossible.

The State of Obama's Presidency

In his annual address to Congress on Tuesday, the president will consider the state of our union. His first assessment must be of himself and his relationship to House Republicans.