Stadium Madness

By Dave Zirin Photo: www.flickr.com/r0sss You can’t throw money at the problem.” As a former public school teacher in Washington, D.C., I heard this phrase used often as code for “Stop whining about textbooks and classroom materials, because there is no money.”...

Economic Meltdown

Higher prices for food and energy, rising unemployment and more businesses closing their doors all show that the global economy is in crisis. Most economists believe the economy is in recession or even a depression like in the 1930s. The poor are those who suffer the...