Upcoming Cuts

Someone at NPR finally noticed the connection between the 18,000 jobs/0.1% rise in unemployment and all of the government budget slashing that has been going on.  For a real heads-up, take a look at NASA.  Pretend that the government is shutting down the space program as part of the trillions of dollars of budget cuts […]

University of Maryland plans $7.2 million president’s mansion while employees suffer sexual abuse, low wages and students face massive tuition increases and spiraling debt

The “University House” at the University of Maryland is scheduled to open this fall.  Also known as the University of Maryland’s president’s house, the new mansion will have two separate sections: one wing will contain a 4,000-square-foot private residence with four bedrooms that will cost about $2 million. The other wing of the mansion will […]

Identifying Eight Trillion Dollars in U. S. Federal Savings and Revenue Increases: 23 Ways to Help Balance the U. S. Federal Budget

By Skip Robinson Ph.D. The U. S. Congressional Supercommittee fell from the sky in flames. (Not that it was any great surprise.) It could not reach its goal to manage a bipartisan agreement for $1.2 trillion or more in new revenues and cuts – which could have significantly begun to flag the lowering of the […]

How Far Are We From A Revolution?

Bahrain, Egypt, and Libya, all have one thing in common.  A huge percentage of their population has been oppressed by a minuscule elite.  Beyond high unemployment opportunities and low wages, I readily admit to knowing little of their plight.  However, if it includes policies that produce prodigious numbers of homeless, reduced or impossible access to […]