We want a "peace economy" that creates jobs, invests in our communities, restores and improves public services, saves the environment, and builds the infrastucture. We urge you to sign the petition at www.jobs-not-wars.org that calls for an end to the austerity and militarism that this Congress and Administration seem intent on.
During the Clinton administration, Congress passed a law limiting executive pay, but it left an enormous loophole for "performance pay." As you can imagine, the big executives have been driving their BMW's through that loophole at a great rate ever since. Click the link to read this article from Truth-out.