Politics

The S-word: A Place at the Table

4 years ago ccwa 2
Although much of the post election analysis has been reserved for the high profile races in Virginia and New Jersey, there is a much more surprising development that isn’t garnering similar attention. Two Socialist candidates, Kshama Sawant of Seattle and Ty Moore of Minneapolis, had extremely strong showings in their districts. City council races do Read More

When the smoke clears: Chicago’s cigarrette tax hike

4 years ago ccwa 0
According to the City of Chicago’s Annual Financial Analysis for 2013, the city faces a $338.7 million budget shortfall for the 2014 fiscal year. Naturally, mayor Rahm Emanuel is desperate to find ways to close the gap. Increasing the city’s cigarette tax from the current 68 cents to $1.43 appears to be a great option. Read More

Reaching upward: Income mobility and access

4 years ago ccwa 3
A landmark new study on income mobility in America made its rounds on the Internet last week, even garnering a clever interactive New York Times piece. The Equality of Opportunity Project, as it’s called, has made waves outside of the usual economic discussion circles not only because of its scope, but also because of its Read More

Protecting students: College loan reform

4 years ago ccwa 0
Since the turn of the century, young adults have felt that education beyond high school is not only expected but also necessary if they want to be successful in life. With the demand for a college education rising year after year, the cost of college has risen as well. The average tuition rate for a Read More

Congress: ignoring debt issues

4 years ago ccwa 0
What would it take for Congress members to behave responsibly? On May 18th the U.S. reached its debt limit, but due to extraordinary measures by the Treasury Department, the U.S. will continue to stay funded until after Labor Day.  That’s roughly three months. Given how drawn out and unproductive the debt ceiling discussions tend to Read More

Testing the Elements

4 years ago Alger Mag Editor 5
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Obama and Leaders Reach Debt Deal

4 years ago Alger Mag Editor 0
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Putin election victory: What next for Russia?

4 years ago Alger Mag Editor 4
This is some dummy copy. You’re not really supposed to read this dummy copy, it is just a place holder for people who need some type to visualize what the actual copy might look like if it were real content. If you want to read, I might suggest a good book, perhaps Hemingway or Melville. Read More

Protests: When’s it time to go home?

5 years ago adminsf 1
This is some dummy copy. You’re not really supposed to read this dummy copy, it is just a place holder for people who need some type to visualize what the actual copy might look like if it were real content. If you want to read, I might suggest a good book, perhaps Hemingway or Melville. Read More