The U.S. media doesn't consider this news? At least I can't find it on any of the "major" news sources:
182 countries vote for Palestinian right to self-determination
315,000 left the work force, Seasonal employment, wage levels and benefits that people are being hired at, underemployment, etc. The actual rate of unemployment remains around 22% to 25% while a variety of other phenomena illustrate how the countries domestic economic activity continues to ratchet down. Sadly, all you see out of Washington from both parties are acts to make thi
News of Housing Market Recovery is abject horsepucky – “Foreclosure sales still pummeling home prices”
And let’s remember some basic math: 10 is 10% of 100 but the same 10 is only 1% of 1,000, my point being when you are at the bottom of a quantitative measure’s volume any increase is amplified when you state the increase as a percentage of the base.
Welcome to the First Capitalistic Church Of Walmart, whose trinity of Plastic - Silicon - and Magnetic Media, otherwise known as ATM machines and cash registers, has enabled its College of Cardinals, the Walton family, to emase wealth equal to the bottom 100 million citizens in the United States.
By Jerry Waxman
“All the world’s a stage”
Look it up and weep - Scott Walker and Obama are just two peas in the same pod when it comes to sucking up to the Koch Brothers wealth!
I keep hearing that we have the best healthcare system in the world. I would say that we arguably have the best facilities, the best technology the best research, the best personnel but when that is not available to the majority it is hardly the best system. Personally, I find a system that is based on the premise that illness is a profit center is, IMO, ghoulish and the effort to profitize Madicare and Medicaid obscene. We need to stop supporting the frame that we have the best system.
It became apparent when Clinton signed GATT, NAFTA, and Welfare Reform that the powers that be had given up on the notion of bringing the world's ppulation up to our level of living. Rather they decided to drive down the cost of American Labor.
There are consequences to this strategy.