More than one in three young families with children were living in poverty in the US last year, the highest rate ever recorded: here.
The US Federal Reserve Board on Wednesday concluded a two-day meeting of its policy-making Federal Open Market Committee by announcing relatively modest measures to lower long-term interest rates: here.
President Obama on Monday outlined a plan to destroy tens of thousands of jobs at the United States Postal Service and cut health and retirement benefits: here.
In response to the University of California’s continuing budget cuts, the Board of Regents is preparing to vote on tuition increases that will nearly double the cost of university over the next four years: here.
The California nurses strike and the right to health care: here.
The departing chief economist of the European Central Bank said today that heavy levels of government debt threatened the existence of the euro currency: here.
This week, teachers and students across Spain are protesting against education cuts: here.