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Commentary: Radical Communion in the Face of Austerity

We  should be looking to the brilliant, beautiful, steadfast students who are being told these cuts are being made in their names.


It’s time to stop the sequester

By | Mar 1, 2013

Without further congressional action, on March 1 the sequester will take effect and will impose drastic across-the-board federal spending cuts that are meant to be evenly divided over a nine-year period and bring in a projected $1.2 trillion. These austerity-like cuts will decrease tax revenue and increase spending on benefits programs, like unemployment, further causing…


Budget discussion must move forward

By | Dec 14, 2012

President Barack Obama’s election victory was met almost immediately by a panic over the economy pulling a Wile E. Coyote and running off then edge of the cliff, realizing there is nothing beneath it and then subsequently hurtling downwards into oblivion. The “fiscal cliff” is a term that has been used to describe a bundle…