Elizabeth Reichert

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War on inequality … may take awhile

Coming up next: President Barack Obama solves inequality? Don’t hold your breath.<p>He’s building his new agenda around an issue that has been in the making for decades: economic inequality. It’s expected to be the major theme of Tuesday’s State of the Union address, and when Capitol Hill doesn’t act …

Sears Is Going Broke Because the Middle Class Is, Too

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Retailers that cater to middle-class consumers are finding it increasingly hard to do business, <i>The</i> …

Pete Sessions: Extending Long-Term Unemployment Insurance Is 'Immoral'

WASHINGTON -- House Rules Committee Chairman Pete Sessions (R-Texas) said Tuesday that it would be "immoral" to extend benefits to the longterm unemployed.<p>Sessions, speaking on the House floor, was responding to complaints from Democrats that his committee declined to let them have votes on …

7 setbacks for the middle class

Five years into his presidency, Barack Obama is still falling short of his number one goal: to fix the economy for the middle class.<p>Sure, a recovery has been underway for most of his presidency, but it's still slow and uneven. And despite Obama's focus on the middle class, the improvement so far …

For 3 million, 'affordable' health care might not be

For millions, subsidies don't kick in until up to 9.5% of their income goes to premiums.<p>The lure used to get uninsured Americans to sign up for health law coverage was the promise of generous premium subsidies.<p>The promise comes with a catch for almost 3 million people earning three to four times …

Queens school barred reports on 'bad' Malcolm X, parents say

Queens parents are using any means necessary to stop their children’s teachers from besmirching Malcolm X’s name.<p>Teachers at Public School 201 in …

The 25 Best Bloggers, 2013 Edition

For years now, pundits have been knowingly declaring that blogging is dead, rendered irrelevant by alternative means of personal publishing such as …

50 Best Websites 2013

As a wise-but-forgotten person once pointed out, any book you haven’t read is a new book. With websites, it’s the same thing.<p>So when we TIME editors …

dna of 2013 in pictures: Highlights of the year in images

• Dec 30, 2013, 02:22 PM IST<p>1/20<p>Young women celebrate the festival of Holi in Bangalore.<p>2/20<p>Bandra Worli Sea-Link in Mumbai was illuminated in pink as …

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Temperatures in 2013 Among the Hottest in 133 Years

Global surface temperatures in 2013 were among the highest since scientists started keeping records in 1880. But federal agencies on Tuesday differed …

A Year in Writing: The Best Mashable Reads of 2013

Where does one even begin to measure how much she's read in the past year? An Instapaper or Pocket queue? A stack of half-finished books for book …

And Merriam-Webster's 2013 Word Of The Year Is....

Science. Science is the word of the year. How did they choose it? I'm not sure, but probably not out of a hat like my parents named me (my name is …