I, and others like Roldo Bartimole, have made the case that tax giveaways as incentives to businesses are gifts that have no promise, or even hope, of return to the tax payers who pay the bills. This morning’s, above-the-fold, headline in the New York Times reads: The Empty Promise of Tax Incentives. Writer Louise Story [...]
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Tom Peters writes: BIG change is always driven by a LITTLE group.
And you thought working smarter was the goal? Does this shed a bit of light on why our recovery from the Great Recession has been anemic at best? Do you really think the bosses have the solutions to get Americans back to work? Do you think getting Americans back to work appears anywhere on their [...]
Tim Russo writes: I’m so in the tank for Barack Obama. This is well documented. It is in this spirit of total in-the-tankness that I beg Barack Obama to address the Occupy movement, in person, at length, from the presidential podium, soon. At a bare minimum, Occupy has now suffered over 4,500 arrests in two [...]
Roldo Bartimole writes: Two days in a row now the Plain Dealer editorially slapped away at working people. This time at Cleveland teachers. Target the workers. Who do they think buys their newspaper? Having never carefully examined a major drain on the Cleveland schools – tax abatements and exemptions – and having never acquired a [...]
Sherry Linkon writes: Some students responded exactly as the administration must have hoped: blaming the faculty and creating a facebook page that included many statements by students vowing to vote in support of SB5 because of this. But others were not reeled in. Instead, they organized. They created a facebook page, YSU Students for Faculty [...]