Debt

April 14, 2013
To the Teacher:    The US budget deficit and the national debt are under debate in Washington. Lawmakers, particularly conservatives, consistently express alarm about the country's growing national…
February 18, 2009
To the Teacher:   The economic crisis affecting Americans is also a global crisis. We haven't experienced anything like it since the Great Depression of the 1930s. But the current deep recession…
January 28, 2008
To the Teacher To use the words "economic downturn" or "looming recession" to describe the situation in the U.S. today may be accurate but it is also abstract. The first student reading below…