Posts Tagged ‘Economy’

Where the Candidates Stand in the 2012 U.S. Presidential Election

The U.S. presidential election is coming up! Find out where the candidates stand on important issues.



A Timeline of Resistance

Learn about how the global economic crisis lead to resistance the spread throughout the globe.



Why Can’t We Share? The Occupy Wall Street Movement Grows

When people in New York City held a protest on Wall Street in September, they decided to stay there. The protesters wanted to let people know that just one percent of people in the country have far too much wealth and power over the lives of everybody else.



President Obama’s Record

It has been two years since President Barack Obama was elected. Let’s take a look at the promises he made on four key issues and what he has accomplished so far.



A ‘Common Sense’ Budget?

On February 1, President Obama released his budget for next year. He says the new budget will use “common sense” to fix some of the financial problems facing the country.



Meeting in Pittsburgh

A group of 20 of the world’s largest economies (the G-20) is meeting in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in September.



Stadium Madness

In the past 10 years, more than $16 billion of the public’s money has been spent for stadium construction and upkeep from coast to coast.



Tent City, USA

Shantytowns Flourish as Economy Worsens



Horse Slaughter

Lawmakers propose killing horses and selling meat



Spending Program Signed into Law

There’s something for everyone, but will it fix the economy?