Spending

Ernesto Tinajero 11-23-2009
This year we were planning to see my folks for Christmas. It won't happen.
Margaret Benefiel 11-03-2009
Thousands of protesters converged on Chicago last week to demand banking reform, challenging bankers gathered
Bob Greenstein 10-26-2009
Voters in Maine and Washington state are being asked to vote this November on whether they want impose a rigid formula limit on state and local revenues and services.
Sheldon Good 10-13-2009
On October 7, the U.S.
Tracey Bianchi 10-01-2009
Nowadays if you slap the word "green" across any event, industry, or article of clothing it is rumored this will boost sales and recognition.
Tracey Bianchi 9-02-2009

Organic strawberries were $5.99 the other day at our local grocer. $5.99! Their more toxic twins, the non-organic variety, were on sale for $3. Darn this pesticide-free living. I stood staring at that clamshell of bruised strawberries and fought with myself. The farmers market was still three days away. I really wanted those berries.

LaVonne Neff 8-28-2009
These days wisdom seems in short supply in the health-care debate. To wit: the Aug.
Allison Johnson 8-17-2009
As http://blog.sojo.net/2009/08/10/who-lit-the-fire-under-the-right-wing-po..." href="https://sojo.net/../2009/08/10/who-lit-the-fire-under-the-right-wing-populists-against-
Adam Hamilton 8-01-2009

’Tis the gift to be simple,
’tis the gift to be free,
’Tis the gift to come down
where we ought to be,
And when we find ourselves

Just peace theory recognizes that there is more than one kind of violence.
Nate Van Duzer 7-17-2009
Last week the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities released a study analyzing the effectiveness of our country's safety net programs.
Many problems in our society will be solved when young men are willing to become good fathers. Of course, they can do this only if they have an example to follow.
Hayley Hathaway 6-04-2009
Earlier last month, President Obama requested $108 billion in new money for the International Monetary Fund to show the world that we stood up for our commitments to fighting the global recession.
Elizabeth Palmberg 6-01-2009
In our recent blog, we described how money "creation" meets the needs of a gradually expanding economy
Craig Lawson 5-01-2009

One of several tender nerves I have is when people expound the benefits of space exploration and study. And yet, as Ed Spivey Jr.

Ron Sider 4-17-2009
If a budget is a moral document, what should be said about the president's proposed budget for 2010? I focus here on what this budget proposal says about justice for poorer Americans.

Bob Greenstein 4-07-2009

I've been asked for a few words about how the recession may affect poverty in the United States, and also about policy issues related to poverty that have emerged from the economic recovery legislation and from the budget debate on Capitol Hill.

Ray Offenheiser 4-07-2009
The realities of global poverty are very stark.
4-06-2009
I would like to address the foreign affairs portion of the president's budget.
Chris Hoke 3-31-2009
In Sojourners' April issue, Tierra Neuva gang chaplain Chris Hoke http://www.sojo.net/index.cfm?action=magazine.article&issue=soj0904&arti...

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