Chicken nuggets are a kid staple, but a new study reveals that only half of each nugget contains actual meat. Will kids care?
Five years after the worst crisis since the 1930s, America has devised safeguards and changed the rules of Wall Street. But could the country really avoid another financial collapse?
In a post-Cold War America distended by global capital, distorted by concentrated income and wealth, undermined by unlimited campaign donations, and rocked by a wave of new immigrants easily cast by demagogues as 'them,' Reich writes, the notion of the public good has faded.
The gap between Democrats and Republicans is greater than ever. Why are Americans so divided, and can anything be done to pull both sides back together?
Although unemployment rates dropped in July, the employment situation remains in a sorry state, even compared to the double-dip recession of the early 1980s.
The May employment report showed that the median term of unemployment declined, dipping to 17.3 weeks. Still, the economic situation remains bleak, even compared to the early 1980s — a time considered by economists to be the worst period of unemployment since the Great Depression.
Many Americans worry that Washington cannot handle big problems such as immigration reform and the debt. But the country has been here before, and overcome a supposedly 'broken' political system. Government is divided because 'we the people' are divided on the issues.