A Boon to Billionaires, a Bust for Average Americans

A Boon to Billionaires, a Bust for Average Americans

By Sami El-Hajjar, age 11     Carlos Rodriguez Herrera was a barista at a Mediterranean restaurant in New York City. But on March 14, right after the COVID-19 pandemic hit the United States, he was told not to come back to work. “I don’t know how I’m going to pay the...

President Obama’s Record

By AMANDA VENDER 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. Healthcare 2008 Promise: Affordable health insurance for all; no one will be rejected...

Spending Program Signed into Law

By AMANDA VENDER President Obama signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act into law on February 17. The biggest spending bill since World War II, the $787 billion bill offers $288 billion in tax cuts and $499 billion for social programs. By providing money to...