THE EMPLOYMENT SITUATION: JULY 2008 – Bureau of Labor Statistics
The unemployment rate rose to 5.7 percent, and nonfarm payroll employment continued to trend down in July (-51,000), the Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. Department of Labor reported today. Employment continued to fall in construction, manufacturing, and several service-providing industries, […]
This image speaks more to the insanity of building a fence along the Texas border with Mexico.
This wall project has more “un-intended” consequences than have been seriously studied.
If you consider the human factor in this region, the resources for assistance is uneven. The further north this damage goes, the further away […]
Food is everyone’s problem. Food availability and affordability is proportional to the fuel for transport. Rethinking and reconfiguring has been allocated to the last minute … so, we suffer. The world has wasted the opportunity to prepare for this storm. As individuals, we must do what we can to play catch up. Unfortunately, the infrastructure we operate in has restricted our ability to survive. […]
Americans have a say by electing politicians with the best marketing staff, raise the most money and most clever ads. A country of individuals, that is shattered by an over-marketed lifestyle, is manipulated by charismatic mind controllers to elect corporate allies. […]
Bhutto was key to US plan
Benazir Bhutto was central to American hopes of broadening out Pakistan‘s government from the figure of General Musharraf. Washington helped engineer the political deal that saw her return and now it has seen that lead to disaster, with the loss of one of […]
Over 1.3 million people, one in six New Yorkers, cannot afford enough food, with queues at soup kitchens getting longer, anti-poverty groups say.
The New York City Coalition Against Hunger says the number of people who use food pantries and soup kitchens in the city increased by 20% in 2007. … food distribution […]