While I am not a millionaire and I don't even qualify for the current New York State surcharge on higher income earners, I should be paying more taxes too. Maybe that would clean up some of the economic problems plaguing New York City.
The Rainforest Action Network has been campaigning to get the big Wall Street banks to quit funding coal and driving climate change for years now. So it may seem, on the face of it, like the Occupy Wall Street fight is not quite the same as our fight. But it really is.
Here's help -- an interesting new web-based calculator which allows an employer to plug in a few readily-available numbers and estimate what it can cost to lay off a worker and then replace her down the road.
We've witnessed several years of this administration generally unconcerned about rising class sizes and teacher layoffs. The truth is that for the past two years, their priorities have pointed in an entirely different direction.