An unarmed black teenager took a box of cigars from a convenience store. He was pulled over by police and tried to run away. He was shot six times and died at the scene.A black 12 year old was playing with a bb gun. Police arrived on the scene and shot him to death seconds later.A suspected drug dealer has his home raided by SWAT teams.
Donald Trump has been a really bad businessman over a span of 48 years, contrary to his self-promoted and populist image of a successful businessman.
Don't ever think of telling President Obama he is a lame duck. He has too many things he still wants to accomplish before he leaves and beginning the process of lifting up the middle class is at the top of his list.
Is college a right or a privilege? If President Obama has his way then it will soon be a right for every single high school graduate in this country regardless of income or social class. The premise is simple: extend the already guaranteed number educational years every student is eligible to receive by two.
Have you ever had someone ask you why you just don't just leave the country whenever you express even the slightest frustration with the status quo? It's a common refrain from those who believe in American exceptionalism and is something I've heard so often that I've begun to push back more forcefully against those who suggest I leave my homeland because I have the gall to question
The day American shoppers lose their minds for moderately awesome, limited supply discounting is upon us! Black Friday is here, and some of the largest retailers across the country are following the annoyingly disturbing trend of opening their doors even earlier this year than the last.
If you are going to watch one single documentary about higher education in the United States, you can do no better than CNN's 'Ivory Tower'. Is College Worth It? That's the question Director Andrew Rossi sets out to answer. The points made in this documentary are nuanced, and the answers are many.
After Seth Moulton beat out sitting Representative John Tierney in the primary for the Democratic spot on Massachusetts’ ballot for the 6th District House Seat last month, reporters started to dig into to the past of this relatively unknown candidate and ended up with a refreshing surprise.
Unemployed News & Opinion Articles
|Sun Jun 30, 2013 | nytimes.com|
Is life too easy for the unemployed? You may not think so, and I certainly don’t think so. But that, remarkably, is what many and perhaps most Republicans believe. And...
Democratic Legislation that Benefits Unemployed
|02/22/12||Federal unemployment benefits programs extended an additional 13 to 20 weeks ||Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act|
|12/17/10||Unemployment benefits extended for 13 months at a cost of $56 billion||2010 Tax & Jobs Compromise|
|03/30/10||$2 billion investment to laid off workers for education and career training programs in community colleges over four years starting in 2010||Student Aid Act|
|03/18/10||Offsets costs through a 30 percent withholding tax on income from certain U.S. financial assets held by foreign banks who have not agreed to disclosures.||Hire Act|
|03/18/10||Encourages job creation by expanding investments in schools and clean energy projects||Hire Act|
|03/18/10||$20 billion to the highway trust fund for spending on highway and transit programs.||Hire Act|
|03/18/10|| $17.5 billion in tax cuts, business credits and subsidies for state and local construction bonds to stimulate business investment and hiring||Hire Act|
|03/18/10||Tax credits to employers who keep new hires for 52 weeks to encourage retention of new hires||Hire Act|