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In Search of High-Quality Preschool for Allnew

Armed with her experience and a belief in the transformative power of high-quality preschool, educator Carol Thomsen seeks a venue to launch a mixed-income preschool like no other.
Palo Alto Weekly  |  Chris Kenrick  |  09-18-2012  |  Education

Stifling Growthnew

Spending cuts and privatization have ravaged the economy.
Charleston City Paper  |  Mat Catastrophe  |  08-02-2012  |  Commentary

Job Prospects Looking Up for College Gradsnew

Class of 2012 gets a break.
Creative Loafing (Tampa)  |  Michelle Boudin and Joanne Spataro  |  05-15-2012  |  Economy

Who Gets Hurt in Budget Cuts?new

Quick, when budget cuts target programs like Medicare, who suffers the most? It's not a trick question.
Jackson Free Press  |  Ronni Mott  |  04-06-2012  |  Children & Families

The Tobin equation: How performance centers elevate the artsnew

Raising money for arts organizations has always been difficult. Competition is steep.
San Antonio Current  |  Scott Andrews  |  04-05-2012  |  Commentary

How Local Business Stops the Brain Drainnew

It is no coincidence that the "cool" cities where young workers want to live are filled with vibrant communities of locally owned businesses where they can hang out even if they're paying their dues in a boring workplace.
Jackson Free Press  |  Valerie Wells  |  04-05-2012  |  Business & Labor

The Case for Shiftlessness

We've been programmed to believe that the only way to get money is to earn it. Improvements in workplace efficiency, however, are increasing unemployment and making work-for-pay obsolete.
Maui Time  |  Ted Rall  |  03-07-2012  |  Business & Labor

Taxing the Rich Won't Help the Poor

Would increasing taxes on the wealthy do much to close the gap between rich and poor—to level the economic playing field? Probably not.
Maui Time  |  Ted Rall  |  01-31-2012  |  Policy Issues

7-7-7: The Battle Cry

Forget Herman Cain's 9-9-9. The battle cry for every American ought to be 7-7-7. 7-7-7: for the $7.7 trillion the Bush and Obama Administrations secretly funneled to the banksters.
Maui Time  |  Ted Rall  |  12-01-2011  |  Commentary

Running the Numbers at the Arkansas Lottery Officenew

The story of Arkansas' lottery has taken some rough turns.
Arkansas Times  |  Gerard Matthews  |  09-21-2011  |  Economy

Ghost Town Renegadenew

An owner of 93-year-old store stands tall as the neighborhood dies around him
Metro Times  |  Detroitblogger John  |  08-25-2011  |  Features

What's the Matter with Obama?

As a pundit it's my job to explain why politicians do the things they do. Why isn't Obama worried about unemployment?
Maui Time  |  Ted Rall  |  08-18-2011  |  Commentary

Does Your Boss Steal Your Pay?new

As if rising prices and job insecurity weren't enough, many workers are victims of wage theft.
Valley Advocate  |  Stephanie Kraft  |  07-14-2011  |  Economy

Let's Put People To Work Insulating America's Homesnew

Each year hundreds of millions of dollars worth of energy are lost through the walls, windows, and roofs of American houses.
Charleston City Paper  |  Will Moredock  |  11-22-2010  |  Commentary

Rooms for Improvementnew

Some Colorado Springs hotel and motel owners say business is better, but still not what it once was.
Colorado Springs Independent  |  J. Adrian Stanley  |  09-14-2010  |  Economy

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