Better-than-expected employment numbers from September's jobs report was a relief for the White House, Reich writes. But the economy is still growing too slowly.
Americans could face an average tax hike of almost $3,500 in 2013 if Congress goes over the fiscal cliff, Gleckman writes. The looming fiscal cliff poses a major threat for the US economy.
Can Mitt Romney recast himself as a compassionate conservative in an effort to boost sagging poll numbers? Reich argues it's too late.
MItt Romney represents an unprecedented concentration of wealth and power that’s undermining our economy and destroying our democracy, Reich writes.
The federal tax system is 'progressive' – meaning wealthier people pay taxes at a higher rate than others. It is, in effect, a wealth redistribution mechanism. But it's not new to Obama, or even more pronounced under him.
Mitt Romney is treating 'redistribution' like a dirty word. But while he might like it less than Democrats do, Romney clearly believes in redistribution, too.