It’s hard to get people worked up to change society or even to change a few laws when they don’t believe government can possibly work.
Over the years, tax policy has been a key tool in keeping the safety net that protects the nation's poor intact.
This week's roundup of Good Reads includes animal safety on movie sets, the story behind the original 'welfare queen,' Wikipedia's hopes for survival, Asian 'words of the year,' and how much it costs to make a $25 T-shirt.
More than 100 alleged participants were charged for their roles in a vast scheme to collect benefits for faked mental health conditions, sometimes tying the feigned health problems to the 9/11 attacks.
When it comes to the Affordable Care Act, negativity is out in full force. But as history has taught us, there are plenty of reasons to be optimistic about the Affordable Care Act.
Here are 10 top stories Americans followed in 2013, ranked by respondents to a Monitor/TIPP poll according to the percentage who said they followed the story very closely.
Some people wait until their thirties or forties to start saving for retirement. If that's the case for you, Hamm writes, it's time to start saving for retirement immediately.