Opinion

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Greater unity needed to defend Social Security

The American Association of Retired Persons created an uproar June 17 when they signaled their openness to accepting Social Security benefit cuts.

New poll: Americans disagree with Republicans on Social Security, Medicare

The Republican leadership is setting itself up on a crash course with the sentiments of the American people - Democrats, independents and Republicans alike, according to a just-released poll.

GOP economic plans signal class war on working families

Detailed analysis of House Republican economic proposals reveals an extreme agenda that few Americans would have knowingly voted for.

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Cruelty haunts the halls of Congress

"Cruelty" is defined as indifference to suffering, even positive pleasure in inflicting it.

Constitutional amendment for right to work needed

Given the worst losses for the Democrats in Congress in the last 50 years, some serious rethinking seems called for.

Cutting Social Security — where does your congressperson stand?

There is a pledge to protect Social Security that has already been endorsed by more then 100 members of Congress. Where does yours stand?

Dems keep House and Senate!

New polls show a much closer race in November.

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How would a Tea Party Congress govern?

A growing part of the 2010 mid-term election campaigning by labor and other progressive groups involves warning voters what life would actually be like if the Tea Party took over the Congress.

Cheers and jeers, from pregnancy fraud to Social Security birthday

Cracking down on phony "pregnancy crisis centers," One Nation jobs march, happy birthday Social Security and more.

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America Speaks: Hijacking democracy

On Saturday, America spoke clearly: Tax the rich! Cut the military budget! Tax Wall Street!

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