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American Democracy Down for the Count

Ann Jones | Posted 01.28.2016 | Politics
Ann Jones

Some years ago, I faced up to the futility of reporting true things about America's disastrous wars and so I left Afghanistan for another remote mountainous country far away. It was the polar opposite of Afghanistan: a peaceful, prosperous land.

Obama Threatens Veto Of GOP Bill That Would Undermine Obamacare

AP | DAVID ESPO and NEDRA PICKLER | Posted 03.09.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House threatened more vetoes Wednesday against top-priority legislation of the two-day-old Republican-controlled Congres...

White House: Obamacare Isn't Causing Employers To Cut Worker Hours

The Huffington Post | Emily Cohn | Posted 09.07.2013 | Business

New data from the White House Council of Economic Advisers suggests that President Obama's Affordable Care Act isn't having the detrimental effect on ...

Kim Bhasin

Leaked Memo Reveals Big Change At Forever 21

HuffingtonPost.com | Kim Bhasin | Posted 08.19.2013 | Business

A leaked memo from Forever 21 shows the fast-fashion apparel retailer plans to cut the hours of some full-time employees and reclassify them as part-t...

The Disturbing Nature Of America's Part-Time Jobs Recovery (In 1 Chart)

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.18.2013 | Business

The U.S. economy has created more than four times as many part-time jobs as full-time jobs this year, and a new government report shows why that's suc...

Peaceful Revolution: Congress: Include Unemployment Insurance Modernization Act in the Recovery Package!

Elizabeth Lower-Basch | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Lower-Basch

Astonishingly enough, what the government often does is give breaks to everyone except the people who need them the most. Less than 40 percent of unemployed workers receive UI benefits.