"Can Anyone Create A Job?" the NYT asks.

The NY Times is going to write a five part series on whether anyone can create a job. I have answered the question in 5 paragraphs… When asking the question, “can anyone create jobs,” the answer is simple. Yes, you just hire someone and “poof,” there it is- a job. There is all this talk […]

Social Security Broken? Not By A Long Shot

The average monthly Social Security benefit for a retired worker was about $1,177 at the beginning of 2011. The poverty line for a single person, living in the continental U S in 2001 is $10,890 There are three problems with Social Security according to a lot of people.  They take too much out of my check.  […]

Privatizing Public Schools: Charter Schools and Walmart‏

www.blogtalkradio.com/your-world-news Please join us this episode (Tuesday April 20, 2010 at 10 :00 PM EST) for our exclusive interview with Devon, a student activist from Detroit Michigan, as we talk about the recent attacks on his school system by corporations like Walmart and public officials who are doing their bidding. Devon has been working with […]

The Trouble with Social Security

Social Security is in trouble, but to fix it, we need to fix (the) U.S.  Yes, us, the United States.  We (U.S.) are broken and when we fix U.S. we will automatically fix Social Security.  The N Y Times’ story got it almost right. The facts are correct but the conclusions are wrong.  Care must be taken NOT to see the […]

Wal-Mart set to skim off free labor in Detroit High Schools: Students fight the road to serfdom

The students of Frederick Douglass Academy have been, and are the leaders of Detroit. We are now in the middle of the most important fight of our lives. This is the fight for our city. This is the fight for Public Education. Bobb knows and understands that the strongest leaders opposing his plan are in Frederick Douglass Academy, so he has brought the fight to our school. If he breaks our school, he thinks that he can break the rest of DPS. History has put us in the position to truly be the future of Detroit.