Small wonder that U.S. Native peoples are beset with a blistering, hideous panoply of social and health ills hardly seen elsewhere in this world. Unemployment kills!
What happens in the 2012 elections could make or break struggling cities like Detroit that have been devastated by the economic crisis.
Mitt Romney's tax plan would reward companies for exporting more U.S. jobs as well as encouraging the firms to duck taxes.
"Hard Times: Lost on Long Island" is an examination of endless heartbreak and the clinging to the slender thread of hope.
For urban Native Americans, the jobless rate averages around 48 percent. In general, Indian Country is in a permanent depression even when the national economy is on the upswing.
David Brooks positions himself as an above-the-fray "moderate," but the reality is otherwise.
Sen. Bernard Sanders' bill is the way to go. Competing legislation that dismantles the USPS, fires workers, closes centers, slows the mail or trashes union contracts, these are not.
Make no mistake: President Obama's job-creating and tax-the-rich budget proposals are going to be core battleground issues for the Republican right.
The 1 percent not only made their way through the Great Recession, but also enriched themselves many times over.