In the coming year, states face a combined shortfall likely to exceed $112 billion.
The great British actor Pete Postlethwaite, who died of cancer Jan. 2 at 64, starred in one of the most progressive films that came out of England in the 1990s.
Taking advantage of the economic crisis, the Republicans and Wall Street have placed public workers in the bull's-eye of their attack.
Obama announced his proposal for a two year wage freeze for all non-military government workers. The proposal is a terrible idea. It's bad for the economy and feeds into racist, anti-worker stereotypes of the "lazy" public worker.
Is today's corporate elite meaner than capitalists and wealthy families of the previous era? Perhaps, but there are more fundamental reasons for their behavior.
Nineteen years ago on November 14th one of the country's more shocking examples of workplace violence took place at the Royal Oak Post Office in Michigan.
Given the need to feed a growing world population, what kind of farming is viable and sustainable today?
In the early 1970s, I took a job at a brand new "industrial" hen house in Indiana.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- In the race for the Michigan governor's job, the choice is simple.
CLEVELAND -- "Freedom fighter," "Poor man's lawyer," and "One of the most beautiful people I ever met" -- words that described progressive attorney, Roy Kaufman.