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Here is another interesting article by Geoff Coventry. Make sure to visit Geoff's blog: Its The People's Money, A nation's money belongs to the people and should serve the public good. to enjoy his ...
by Auburn Parks
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu Jan 15, 2015 at 06:36 AM PST with 9 Recommends
There is currently much agitation and controversy around wealth-related economic issues: inequality, 1% vs 99%, Wall St. vs Main St, expand/cut Social Security, expand/cut a range of other ...
by wpmiller
Comment Count 46 comments on Wed Jan 14, 2015 at 04:42 PM PST with 28 Recommends
Recently I've seen increased reemergence of the story that Social Security benefits weren't sufficiently funded by contributions. Because I've been asked by several people (here blue zen) to repost ...
by cborgia
Comment Count 25 comments on Sun Jan 11, 2015 at 08:54 PM PST with 11 Recommends
All your monies belong to Scott Walker If you are or have attended any of the events in Wisconsin Governor Scott Walkers inauguration (he was sworn in today), including a prayer gathering, you not ...
by Puddytat
Comment Count 16 comments on Mon Jan 05, 2015 at 11:48 AM PST with 31 Recommends
Far too many times have I seen the "debt monetization" or "money printing" canards put forward about the supposed dangers of deficit spending without issuing TSY securities. After a long and ...
by Auburn Parks
Comment Count 15 comments on Sun Dec 28, 2014 at 03:39 PM PST with 4 Recommends
I was watching the CBS Evening News on Friday, December 19, 2014 which finished with an "On the Road" segment, Steve Hartman continuing the beat that Charles Kuralt started. This one was a follow-...
by gmoke
Comment Count 11 comments on Mon Dec 22, 2014 at 12:40 PM PST with 12 Recommends
"Philanthropist" T. Denny Sanford, the South Dakota millionaire used-to-be billionaire, donated $25 million to a scholarship program for the state's technical schools. Sanford Giving $25M for ...
by kathybbb
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Dec 18, 2014 at 05:12 PM PST with 3 Recommends
The CBO is so riddled with mainstream neo-liberal economic doctrine that it cant be taken seriously as a forecaster. And here's a good example why: CBO estimates that federal debt held by the ...
by Auburn Parks
Comment Count 12 comments on Fri Dec 12, 2014 at 09:00 AM PST with 1 Recommend
All I really have to say...
by ThatSinger
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Dec 11, 2014 at 09:50 PM PST with 0 Recommends
Unless you're a donor or billionaire, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker (R-IWannaBePresident) has nothing for you except a growing mushroom cloud of disaster. It's grown even larger since his re-...
by Puddytat
Comment Count 9 comments on Thu Dec 11, 2014 at 02:40 PM PST with 36 Recommends
Dear Winners, Congratulations on all your achievements. You have all played the game of capitalism like absolute champions, and you are, without doubt, superlative operatives of the capitalist ...
by Letitiamcq
Comment Count 9 comments on Fri Dec 05, 2014 at 02:26 PM PST with 16 Recommends
I'd like to welcome a new contributor to our Money & Public Purpose Blog, the excellent Geoff Coventry who is graciously allowing us to cross-post his articles from his fantastic blog: "It's The ...
by Auburn Parks
Comment Count 7 comments on Tue Dec 02, 2014 at 09:29 AM PST with 13 Recommends
There's a new wave of segmentation starting up in Georgia and likely moving to other southern states where counties providing services to large unincorporated areas are still the order of the day. ...
by hannah
Comment Count 4 comments on Sat Nov 22, 2014 at 04:10 AM PST with 3 Recommends
Now that the dismal spectacle of our 4 billion dollar marketing extravaganza has ended I’m longing, desperately, that we might develop the same wisdom and benevolence that led the leadership of ...
by veritas curat
Comment Count 9 comments on Thu Nov 13, 2014 at 08:07 PM PST with 8 Recommends
The War Against Austerity Massive military spending is back in vogue as the defense industry uses ISIS to shake off sequestration. By Winslow T. Wheeler • November 5, 2014 http://www....
by kathybbb
Comment Count 4 comments on Sat Nov 08, 2014 at 08:20 AM PST with 2 Recommends
The comments section on a post I wrote before the election was fantastic. I hope to post more in the following days. First though I'd like to address the comment that's stuck with me for 3 days: ...
by akadjian
Comment Count 112 comments on Thu Nov 06, 2014 at 07:29 AM PST with 63 Recommends
Election Over So today's The Day, The Koch Boots Are Gonna Walk All Over You. ...
by thinkingblue
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Nov 05, 2014 at 11:37 AM PST with 0 Recommends
This will get worse. I have spent decades around local political organizing and professional consulting. I have taken time to reflect and have some deeply thought out considerations about the ...
by Stuart Heady
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Nov 05, 2014 at 11:47 AM PST with 7 Recommends
My wife and I live in a terribly conservative town, where the last mayor was a republican elected with 78% support. We want to move to Denver, but only have half of the required money! Please ...
by whoaitsmike
Comment Count 13 comments on Tue Nov 04, 2014 at 08:41 AM PST with 0 Recommends
On November 4th, something amazing is going to happen, and it boggles my mind to contemplate it. On that day, tens of millions of American voters are going to walk into a voting booth and vote for a ...
by Max Udargo
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Oct 28, 2014 at 12:29 PM PDT with 7 Recommends