Eoin Higgins, staff writer
A new study suggests that inflation affects lower-income Americans to the point that the inequality is plunging millions more into poverty than previously understood.
"I'm hoping that this new report will help policymakers understand the reality of the economy for low-income workers."
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.)
By contrast, "I'm not," Sanders explained. "We need a political revolution."


In the name of a sometimes questionable transparency - if you don't like something but can't do much about it, does it help to know about it? - the Defense Department publishes daily reports on the contracts they've awarded. On Jan. 14, it authorized spending over $800 million on military equipment and services. That was down to just under $300 million the next day, when the House passed a massive budget bill that includes $572 billion for defense - down from what was requested, but still...