The underground economy more than doubled between 1970 and 2000, and spiked following the 2008 recession. It is characterized by significant lower wages than the formal economy.
As Republican women's clubs plan to celebrate the 95th anniversary of women's right to vote, voting rights continue to be under serious assault.
David Sirota is a best-selling author whose upcoming book "Back to Our Future" will be released in March of 2011. He hosts the morning show on AM760 in Colorado.