Deficit

April 20, 2013
To the teacher:  In his 2014 federal budget, President Obama proposed to cut Social Security's cost-of-living increases.  His move intensified an ongoing national discussion about the future of this…
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…
July 23, 2011
by Alan Shapiro   "Follow the money and you will find what we truly care about and stand for as a nation"  — Marion Wright Edelman, president, Children's Defense Fund   "If you want to…