Given the bleak outlook, it's a relief to see growing momentum for raising the minimum wage to livable levels.
Years after their wrongdoing ignited the financial crisis, the Justice Department apparently is acting like massive U.S. banks are too big to prosecute.
Bernanke and Geithner are reaping fat rewards from bailing out big banks while giving the rest of us a recovery that wasn't.
Low-paying jobs are growing faster than decent-paying jobs, and more women than men are getting measly wages.
While the rich are getting richer, the rest of us are falling further behind.
The homeownership rate is declining while rents rise and hedge funds snap up thousands of foreclosed homes.
Demand for SNAP benefits won't retreat until the economic recovery stops benefitting only the richest Americans
The economy that matters is measured by whether enough Americans hold decent jobs, not the Dow Jones Industrial Average.