The way we talk about poverty and the the people living in it could be getting in the way of solving inequality. One example? Lunch shaming.
After last month’s government shutdown and brinkmanship regarding raising the nation’s borrowing limit, the business community is making its dissatisfaction with how business gets done in Washington clear through a new pattern of political giving.
The business community helped elect some Tea Party Republicans to Congress -- and they weren't happy with the shutdown and debt ceiling fight.
Revelations the IRS gave extra scrutiny to conservative groups applying for tax-exempt status has raised their profile, and for some, their fundraising.
The IRS is now facing a criminal investigation over its targeting of conservative groups that applied for tax exempt status.
Social movements come and go -- will Occupy Wall Street be one that lasts? Or has it already dissipated? Also, listen to letters that Occupiers wrote to financial institutions.