Report: 18 Million Americans Cannot Find Enough Food

By: Thursday September 6, 2012 9:35 am

Most political speeches are pitched directly at the broad segment of the population that considers themselves middle class. The speeches over the last two weeks at the RNC and DNC have broadly fit along these lines, with the glaring and important exception of Bill Clinton talking cogently about Medicaid, a huge fault line in this [...]

The Actual Problem With Income and Debt Has Nothing to Do With Wall Street

By: Wednesday February 29, 2012 8:55 am

I’m supposed to feel sorry for the banker who might have to pull his kids out of private school: Schiff, 46, is facing another kind of jam this year: Paid a lower bonus, he said the $350,000 he earns, enough to put him in the country’s top 1 percent by income, doesn’t cover his family’s [...]