Posts Tagged by Washington
|March 21, 2015||Posted by Staff under Art and Letters, Economic Principles|
Hey, if you have to pay more to eat out in Washington state, should you tip less? Especially if your own wages are not keeping up with inflation?
|February 26, 2015||Posted by Staff under Activism, Politics|
Long ago, politicians far away drew the borders of states in ways that violate natural features. Why not fix that now?
|September 26, 2014||Posted by Staff under Environmental, Subsidies & Waste & Public Debt|
No matter what your opinion on oil usage is, your payment of taxes supports oil addiction, and money matters more than words.
|August 29, 2014||Posted by Staff under Good Press|
Laws are written by lawyers so all laws have loopholes. They’re designed to favor insiders but can outsiders slip thru them, too?
|December 4, 2013||Posted by Staff under Rent recovery or avoidance|
In the US capital, six firms took turns winning tax liens on properties worth $540 million. The odds that their bidding pattern was a coincidence? Less than 1 in 1000.
|May 7, 2010||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Let’s add Land Speculators to the list, too Wall Street Profits, Subsidies, and Lobbyists While Washington and Wall Street are sucking us dry, in a way, its hard to blame them, since we do give them our money and ask […]
|July 2, 2009||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Lobbying is a Lucrative Investment, Researchers Find Tax Shelters Slowed DC Metro Upgrade What happens behind the scenes affects the wellbeing of the public. So let’s geonomize and replace taxes with “land dues” and replace subsidies with a “Citizens Dividend”. […]
|November 27, 2008||Posted by Staff under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Conservatives, be honest about corporate welfare G. F. Will — What has government become? Government typically takes private wealth from the many then gives it to the few. A better way is to gather up public wealth — all our […]
|August 15, 2008||Posted by Joel S. Hirschhorn under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Washington Post survey shows faith misplaced? Working Poor Unready to Revolt by Joel S. Hirschhorn Once upon a time when governments no longer served most of their citizens it was the most economically disadvantaged that could be counted on to […]
|May 9, 2008||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
The Chinese have trillions of dollars, the Muslims have the most gold Can a foreign power take advantage of a weak dollar? As America sinks deeper into debt, worried investors have been trading in dollars for other currencies. Less demand […]
|March 29, 2008||Posted by Staff under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Advocates forgo shame for moral suasion Free Enslaved Pygmies in the Congo This is from AdvocacyNet s News Bulletin 131, March 6, 2008. They work out of Kampala, Uganda and Washington, DC. by AdvocacyNet Advocates for indigenous rights have launched […]
|February 20, 2008||Posted by Staff under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Crossing Borders, Making Progress The ‘Chesapeake Crescent’ Breakthrough Regional politicians finally decide to cooperate on environmental issues. By a syndicated writer in the Washington Post Writers Group, it was for release February 17, 2008. by Neal Peirce A Chesapeake Crescent […]
|February 1, 2008||Posted by Staff under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
The homeownership rate is likely to fall below its 2001 level this year. Price Tumble Accelerates, Homeownership Plunges From the Housing Market Monitor, January 30, 2008. The author is Co-Director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research, in Washington, […]
|December 13, 2007||Posted by Staff under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
As foreigners abandon the dollar, is the US ready to change course? US Has To Put Its Financial House In Order We condense this article of November 29, 2007. The author, who graduated high school and college in Southern California […]
|October 11, 2007||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
The latest best estimate of over-policing is even on the conservative side The War on Pot: America’s $42 Billion Annual Boondoggle We abridge with permission this article by Rob Kampia, executive director of the Marijuana Policy Project in Washington, DC, […]