Today is the opening day of Climate Week NYC, a week long event that brings together high-level government officials, advocates and businesses to promote a “clean industrial revolution.”...
September 19, 2011 | Mijin Cha
Audi runs ads in hopes of selling cars. That’s what ads are supposed to do. But, in yesterday’s New York Times, a full-page ad for the Audi A6 appeared twice and it not only aimed to sell...
September 19, 2011 | Dianne Stewart
When you think about it, Obama's record is chock full of good stuff. Take Libya. He orchestrated a military and political response that worked (put aside whether the new guys will be an improvement...
September 19, 2011 | Richard Brodsky
Last week, Obama finally got some traction with a speech that had a clear, consistent message—jobs, jobs, jobs. Even the Republicans were reluctant to oppose him frontally. Now, once again,...
September 19, 2011 | Robert Kuttner
I wrote an article in today’s Newsday discussing how recent widespread natural disasters have worsened the precarious situation of working and middle class families who were already on the edge...
September 14, 2011 | Jennifer Wheary
One last point about the new poverty numbers, which is that they show that elderly poverty remains a major problem in the United States. Conventional wisdom holds that seniors are doing just fine in...
September 14, 2011 | David Callahan
As we continue to mine the new poverty statistics over here from the Census Bureau, here is a statistics that many people will find surprising: The poverty rate for naturalized U.S. citizens is 10.8...
September 14, 2011 | David Callahan
For decades we've been hearing that government spending helps to cause poverty by keeping people dependent and by depressing economic growth. This is not only nonsense, but new Census data shows that...
September 14, 2011 | David Callahan