Biden, Sanders, Warren and other candidates are calling for a substantial and unprecedented spending boost.
All seven Democrats set to take the stage on Dec. 19 had vowed to boycott the debate in support of a union that represents 150 food service workers in California.
Unlike older visions of economic democracy which started with class or the collective, the starting point now should be the individual
Learn more about the economic issues that were debated by the Democratic presidential candidates in Atlanta on Nov. 20.
There's a very simple way to give Medicare to all: delete six words from the legislation that created the program in 1965.
The federal NDP is missing an opportunity to put workers’ rights firmly on the agenda during this election campaign.
Americans want government to serve them, but don't have confidence that it actually can.
She's sitting third on the list of Democratic candidates at the moment, but the Massachusetts Senator's growing popularity may catapult her to the nomination.
Self-deprecating humor can be a savvy campaign strategy – but only for certain candidates.
A sociologist spent over a year interviewing black, white and Latino residents of a declining coal town in central Pennsylvania, plumbing the sources of their political disillusionment.
The winner will set the course of America for years to come.
Democratic presidential candidates share many ideas and opinions. What they don't share, writes one historian, is the label 'liberal.'
A new kind of capitalism is emerging in which companies value communities, the environment and workers just as much as profits. Even the Business Roundtable agrees.
There's one reason the US Democratic presidential field is so crowded – a belief Trump can be beaten. Here's a closer look at the five leading candidates.
The problems facing America are unrestrained capitalism and corruption, said the Democratic presidential candidates over two nights of debates. Or was that really Teddy Roosevelt speaking?
A massive new study shows that companies that share profits and equity with their workers enjoy lower employee turnover and return more money for their shareholders.
The lawmakers have proposed capping interest rates on consumer loans at 15%, but doing so may hurt some of the people it's aiming to protect.
American employers routinely violate workers' rights. A Bernie Sanders presidency could change that.
Democratic lawmakers have offered a number of ways to reverse decades of widening economic inequality. A tax expert gives them a closer look.
There are limits on how much governments can spend without earning, although increasingly politicians are behaving as if there are not.