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Federal government still mum on how to spend surplus

By James Fitz-Morris, CBC News Posted: Oct 18, 2014 7:00 AM ET Last Updated: Oct 18, 2014 7:00 AM ET

The fall economic and fiscal update that’s expected later this month will almost certainly herald a return to surplus for next year. 393 more words


Does Social Security Really Need Saving? How President Reagan Did Something Right

The Social Security Trust Fund has more than $1.5 trillion in surplus. This money is invested in in US treasury bills. Those bills pay the trust fund around $120 billion in interest annually. 279 more words

Two child care plans: one for the rich, one for the rest

All of a sudden, it looks like the battle lines in the coming federal election may be less over whether to send our warplanes to Iraq and more over whether to send our children to day care. 783 more words


Part 3 of Dumpsterize My Diet!- PermaCycle Will Eat Trash

By Seth Columbia

A few days ago I talked about the scope of food waste in the US, today I will talk about inspiration.

Jasmine and I have been inspired…..by dumpster. 203 more words


Apple Day this Sunday! 12-5:30pm, Free Entry @ Hogacre Common

We hope lots of you can come down to join us on Abundance’s Apple Daybringing any apples¬† or any other surplus fruit & veg… 199 more words


Part 2 of Dumpsterize My Diet!- The Big Picture of Food Waste

By Seth Columbia

A few days ago I talked about how waste is a popular, consumerism driven misconception: most things that are “wasted” are just that, items of value that go deliberately unused. 311 more words