The beliefs we most need to question are generally the ones we don’t notice, because they are so embedded in the drone of daily life. Wars and disasters tend to […]
When kids are pitted against corporate big money in Bush’s Washington, it’s the kids who lose. Kids are the new frontier of corporate marketing.
Corporate Irresponsibility? Predatory Behavior? Blame the Charter — and Rewrite it
My wife grew up in what western experts call, not without condescension, a “developing” country. The social life of her village revolved largely around a tree. People gathered there in […]
A nation measures what it values, and the way it measures goes far to determine where it goes. We need to pause often, therefore, and consider the litany of economic […]
The campaign to abolish the estate tax shows the strange priorities in Washington these days. Some 20 percent of American children live in poverty. Roughly 40 percent of all families […]
Journalists express opinion on press coverage of politics and public administration
Estate taxes are a problem that most Americans would like to have. Not many do. To qualify, one has to have a nice piece of change–at least $1.3 million for […]