According to the latest numbers from the U.S. Department of Labor Statistics, 14 million Americans are unemployed and looking for jobs. Six million have been out of work for at least six months. Uncounted others have simply given up.
Many will agree that charter schools in the right place and at the right cost are a viable option for educating our children.
As we approach the tenth anniversary of the successful terrorist attack, millions of Americans will solemnly pretend that the decade has not been an unmitigated disaster.
How many people keep track or enjoy certain commercials on T.V.? The ones who have to dream them up definitely need to keep it altogether these days, because this is serious business.
By the Congressional Progressive Caucus Millions of people are waking up every morning without a job and with dwindling hopes of finding one. Their faith in the American Dream is flagging. Their aspirations for a middle class life are being…
Here’s a message for Congress and the President both need to hear now: Americans are done with the politics of mean. They want to put people back to work solving our nation’s problems. We’ve rebuilt enough countries halfway round the globe. Let’s bring the troops home, and let’s get to work rebuilding our own nation.
Families across the middle swath of our country — from North Dakota to Louisiana — have a disturbing question to ask themselves: “Do we want a leaky pipeline pumping 800,000 barrels of oil a day running through our community?”
Most folks need to work for a living, which makes Labor Day a very popular holiday indeed.
Most folks need to work — but some folks don’t have the same access to good-paying jobs that others have. In many cases, if not most, that’s not by design — it’s just the way things work.
Crises demand steadfast leadership and true leaders emerge from them. Today, there are too many difficulties to name and too many elected officials who are yet to step up to the plate. The national storyline is still unfolding, but one thing seems too obvious to ignore – our leader of leaders, the President, has not lived up to his billing.
Well, Irene has come and gone, leaving so much heartache and disaster behind. I was fortunate in the sense that although my area lost power for possibly eight hours and I had water in the basement, it was nothing drastic.