More than 200 Pennridge High School students walked out of school instead of attending an in-house assembly The students chose to protest their own way and will receive detentions as a result. … Continue reading Pennsylvania school to issue more than 200 detentions over student walkouts
A teacher who also serves as a reserve police officer in Sand City accidentally fired a gun inside a Seaside High School classroom Tuesday, police said. A sure sign that we need … Continue reading Seaside High teacher accidentally fires gun in class, students injured
Climate change. During his confirmation hearing, Mr. Pompeo — a major recipient of campaign funding from the climate-change-denying Koch brothers — refused to respond to a question about whether he accepts the … Continue reading Where Does Mike Pompeo Stand on the Issues?
The Chinese president will no longer be constrained by the term limits that were imposed after Mao Zedong’s tenure. President Trump told his audience at a donor’s meeting last week that China’s … Continue reading China paves way for Xi Jinping to be president for life.
Stephanie Kelton explains how the government budget affects the economy and the mechanics of student debt forgiveness
A good listen where you learn: The expected effects of the new tax policy The reason why governments issue bonds instead of just printing money Why the size of the budget deficit … Continue reading Stephanie Kelton explains how the government budget affects the economy and the mechanics of student debt forgiveness
Instead of focusing on what everyone is already talking about, hunt down unusual knowledge. A few good pointers on how to keep up on things without overload, starting with “Selective Ignorance.” Source: … Continue reading Stop reading the latest news if you want to be better informed
Data show a large donation disparity between legislators who voted against the bill — or simply declined to vote — and those who supported measure’s increased fines against industry. A little bit … Continue reading Defeat of Pesticide Bill Highlights Ag Industry’s Campaign Donations
Everyone knows governments need to tax before they can spend. What Modern Monetary Theory presupposes is, maybe they don’t. The concept is not really as radical as you think, it actually describes … Continue reading The Radical Left-Wing Theory That the Government Has Unlimited Money – VICE
Jared Kushner’s firm made a direct pitch to Qatar’s minister of finance in April 2017 in an attempt to secure investment in a critically distressed asset. Jared Kushner’s real estate firm sought money directly from the Qatar government and when he didn’t get it, weeks later: Jared Kushner provided critical support to … Continue reading Jared Kushner’s Real-Estate Firm Sought Money Directly From Qatar Government Weeks Before Blockade
More than twice as many women are running for Congress in the 2018 midterm elections as were running just two years ago. And maybe our representatives will then become a little bit … Continue reading Number of women running in midterms more than doubles from 2016 to 2018: report
We need exactly one more vote in the Senate — help save the free and open internet Source: Call Your Senator: One More Vote to Save Net Neutrality | American Civil Liberties … Continue reading Call Your Senator: One More Vote to Save Net Neutrality