In America, race and class are inextricably linked. Whether by chance, or more likely, by purpose, that is the reality that we must live with. Most of the children who attend New York’s Lower Laboratory School for Gifted Education and Straus School, and their parents, know this all too well. Read: Michelle Obama To Talk […]

The downgrade of U.S. is not the end of the world but it is the increase of hardships. The debt ceiling agreement already is weighing on the economy. What The Debt Ceiling Means To You In Plain English When the United States issues government bonds, they’re assigned a credit rating that reflects the risk of […]

Debt is a word I’m sure most Americans are well aware of. Whether it’s personal debt or the country’s national debt, it’s something that can’t be avoided. America’s debt is rising so fast that we are currently looking at our debt ceiling cracking. While there is no actual ceiling, these cracks are very real and a […]

Ujamaa (Cooperative Economics) To build and maintain our own stores, shops and other businesses and to profit from them together. Ujamaa principle empowers families and communities to come together around their collective economic interest and to see their economic strength in co-opt owing and buying as in employee owned credit unions. More about Kwanzaa View […]