Back to the Future

Seventy-six years ago, Democratic President Franklin D. Roosevelt fought for re-election in a time of crisis. The question has been raised in today in moneylife magazine, Can Obama do a FDR? Click on FDR to hear what President Roosevelt had to say about the forces behind inequity for hard-working Americans in 1936. I think you’ll agree [...]

Temporarily Down, but Not Out

by Daphne Bishop Anyone who thinks that collecting an unemployment check is a “disincentive” to looking for work is so far out of touch with reality as to be lost in the ethers. But to have yours cut off, as tens of thousands of struggling Americans did recently, is a disaster. I am one of [...]