Tag: government

NAACP president weighs in on the shutdown’s consequences

NAACP president weighs in on the shutdown’s consequences

| October 15, 2013

By Benjamin Todd Jealous The federal government shutdown is approaching three weeks. At the time of this writing, the shutdown has already furloughed hundreds of thousands of federal workers, frozen social programs for low and moderate-income communities, and significantly slowed down economic growth. The great irony of this temper tantrum over federal health care reform is that it has […]

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Whose dream are we living?

| October 3, 2013

The high road to a better America for us all, the hope in Dr. King’s dream, is being gouged out of the minds and hearts of Americans, replaced by an opposing dream bereft of hope and severely lacking in equality.

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