I wonder how history will look back on this era of internships.
During our Economic Mobility series we heard plenty about the skills gap, but nobody talked about it quite like this.
"In order to understand peace, we are to talk about economic opportunity"
The original TV?
Portrait of Mrs. Walter A. Strong and family gathered in front of a fireplace, 1931, Chicago, Illinois. Photograph by Chicago Daily News, Inc.
Despite not raising income taxes for middle class and working class Americans, most can still expect to pay more taxes in 2013
Daily distraction: My Superpower is being alone. Funny, sweet and sad all rolled into one.
Sen. Dick Durbin is on the offensive over the Lake Michigan car ferry’s pollution problem
We are here to send a message to Durbin that he needs to stop playing these games and respond to his constituency which is us,” he said.
But that’s exactly what Durbin says he doing.
He said that food stamps, unemployment and medicaid protect America’s most vulnerable populations and contribute to economic recovery. He also said Social Security does not contribute to the debt.
The only program that activists spoke directly about — that Durbin said needs changes — was Medicare.
“If we know that Medicare is running out of money in 12 years and ignore it, well that’s not responsible,”he said. “We are going to be in the same situation where we are with many of our state pensions.”