|OPINION AND EDITORIAL|
|AMERICA’S FINANCIAL SYSTEM: |
Spawns a new
set of abuses
March 20, 2011
Have you not felt abused enough lately by Wall Street’s highest, biggest, baddest, richest players who, with help from bankers, regulators, lobbyists, elected officials and economists (yes, economists) says economist Paul Krugman, laid the Great Recession on America and the rest of the world?
|THE ONGOING SORROW OF A NORTHWEST FAMILY|
How texting killed their beloved daughter
February 26, 2011
On Feb. 19, 2011 SkyCalleyChronicle.com ran a feature story that arguably every teenager should read.
If we could mandate that reading we would.
On the one year anniversary of her death earlier this month, Heather Mae Lerch’s smashed and mangled Chevy was put on display at Lake Washington High School in Kirkland as a reminder to students why they should not text while driving.
|HISTORIC UNINSURANCE REFORM|
Good for families and businesses
February 22, 2011
By State Rep. Jim Moeller
Just the other morning in the House of Representatives, we approved major reform in our state’s unemployment-insurance (UI) system – and we approved it unanimously, to boot.
The legislation sends an historical, much-needed hand to jobless workers, and well-timed tax relief to struggling businesses.
How Banks and Investors Have
Been Starving the Third World
By speculating in food &
increasing world hunger
February 06, 2011
News & Analysis By Ellen Hodgson Brown J.D.
Special To SkyValleyChronicle.com
"What for a poor man is a crust, for a rich man is a securitized asset class." -
Futures trader Ann Berg quoted in The Guardian UK.
Underlying the sudden, volatile uprising in Egypt and Tunisia is a growing global crisis sparked by soaring food prices and unemployment. The Associated Press reports HERE that roughly 40 percent of Egyptians struggle along at the World Bank-set poverty level of under $2 per day.
Analysts estimate that food price inflation in Egypt is currently at an unsustainable 17 percent yearly. In poorer countries, as much as 60 to 80 percent of people's incomes go for food, compared to just 10 to 20 percent in industrial countries.
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