Don’t Let Sequester Alternative Hurt Poor, Hunger Advocates Urge

As Democrats craft an alternative to the $85 billion sequester set to hit the federal budget March 1, they should work to prevent their new legislation from impacting the nation’s poor, a prominent hunger-relief organization urges. Lawmakers are seeking an alternative to the coming budget reductions, which were enacted as … Continue reading

Advocates Call ‘Paltry’ Bank Deal Just The Beginning For Wronged Homeowners

Critics of the fraud committed by the nation’s largest banks in the so-called “robo-signing” scandal are calling Thursday’s settlement deal just the first step in achieving justice for wronged U.S. homeowners. State and federal officials announced the $26 billion settlement over the banks’ fraudulent foreclosure practices which led to wrongful … Continue reading