“My Offer Is This”: Punching In

The Obama administration offers its proposal to deal with the austerity crisis.

Republicans are predictably outraged, refuse to make a counter-offer. That’s not how negotiation works.

Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison leads the fight against cuts to Medicare.

Boehner misleads on taxes and small business.

Must read: Paul Krugman on the latest austerity crisis negotiations.

Great Moments in Failure: ALEC gives states “economic outlook” rankings that are entirely contradicted by actual economic outcomes.

Walmart tries to avoid accountability for what happens to the people who make products it sells.

The 12 biggest companies paying workers the least.

50 young progressives who are changing America.

Watch: Sarah Jaffe and Ed Schultz talk about fast food workers’ rights.