Would You Like a Contract With That? Clocking Out

Yes, the middle class is falling behind.

Related: “As labor goes, so goes the middle class.”

New experiments in organizing fast food and retail workers.

Grand Theft Election: electoral vote rigging schemes explored in detail.

The electoral-college rigging plan would undermine democracy

…and it has some very dark historical parallels.

“If disenfranchisement didn’t work once, just try it again, right?”

Long lines kept 200,000 people from voting in Florida last year.

Two charts that show the truth about government spending.

The threat of default seems to be over–but the threat of austerity remains.

The preposterousness of the elite attendees at the Davos Economic Forum.

Obama re-nominates Cordray for CFPB, nominates a career prosecutor for the SEC.