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Month: January 2007

Dollars & Sense talks about media

Chris Sturr , January 31, 2007
Tonight, Wed. Jan 31, 2007, 7pm at encuentro 5, 33 Harrison Ave, 5th Floor, Boston, MA 02111 David Barsamian and…

"The Profits of Escalation" and the Price of Privatization

Chris Sturr , January 27, 2007
In a recent (January 10th) article in Counterpunch, “The Profits of Escalation: Why the US is Not Leaving Iraq,” Ismael…

Governor Patrick Stumbles on Prison Policy

Chris Sturr , January 21, 2007
A letter to the editor by Dollars & Sense co-editor Chris Sturr ran in today’s Boston Globe, criticizing Deval Patrick’s…

HUD Considers Allowing Public Housing Residents to Wait for Demolitions in Their Own Homes

Chris Sturr , January 18, 2007
US Representative Maxine Waters (D-CA) and New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin recently met with the US Secretary of Housing and…

Econamici: The Minimum Wage and the IRS

Chris Sturr , January 16, 2007
January 16, 2007 On January 10, the House voted overwhelmingly to raise the federal minimum wage from $5.15 an hour…

Media literacy and gay marketing

Chris Sturr , January 15, 2007
On Jan 12, Andrea Quijada of the New Mexico Media Literacy Project hosted one of the best sessions I attended…

Notes from the road: musings on the nickels and dimes of travel

Chris Sturr , January 15, 2007
I’ve been on the road for Dollars & Sense for a week and a half now, and it’s made me…

Big Box Stores & the Future of Retail: Tales from the American Economic Association

Chris Sturr , January 15, 2007
So, we’ve had a highlight from the Allied Social Sciences Associations meetings; now here’s a lowlight. On Jan 7, the…

Dennis Kucinich at National Conference for Media Reform

Chris Sturr , January 14, 2007
On Friday night, Congressman and presidential candidate Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) visited the National Conference for Media Reform and issued an…

The Long-Term Costs of Providing Veterans Benefits

Chris Sturr , January 12, 2007
In Soldiers Returning from Iraq and Afghanistan: The Long-Term Costs of Providing Veterans Medical Care and Disability Benefits, Linda Bilmes…

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