Democratic Leaders try to “reel-in” Freshman Congresswoman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and she was having none of it!
Together, we will get through this.
Republican threats to hold the debt ceiling hostage again are pretty silly.
All signs point to the minimum wage being a major issue in 2014.
Kyle Wiley made the most of the government shutdown by using it as a teaching tool for his two young children.
After meeting a young combat veteran with a brain injury, it occurs to Alex Steed that in this rigged system, there are no consequences to politicians for the harm they cause.
David Stanley suggests that if Congress considers its private gym essential during the shutdown, the American people should make sure our representatives make good use of it.
For furloughed US employees and their families, the uphill struggle becomes more difficult by the hour.
Mike Sliwa talks about the disease Christopher Columbus brought, and the importance of curing ourselves of it.
Lost amid the frenzy over the federal government’s shutdown, Iraqis and Afghans who helped Americans at great risk are being left to their fates
Professor Warren Blumenfeld’s Open Letter to Speaker John Boehner.
It seems to Larry Bernstein that all the politicians involved in the government shutdown need to go back to some basic lessons they learned in Kindergarten.
Chris Anderson explains the difference between labor going on strike and politicians holding the people hostage.
Anup Samanta learned a lesson from his mom: Sometimes you have to say “Move on!” Let’s look to 2015 and make things happen.
With the US Federal Government down, William Lucas Walker needs to find a happy place. Behold: the 99¢ store.
Many commentators around the world are starting to wonder if Congress will apply the same recklessness to the upcoming debt ceiling fight and take down the global economy with it.