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Taxes, economics and political gamesmanship.

Should the “rich” get tax relief? BTW, what’s “rich” in today’s hyper-partisan political climate?

That’s yet to be published, but if you define it as only people whose AGI (adjusted gross income) … 695 more words


Peter Cunningham's Education Post Chaperoned by Broad Foundation

On September 01, 2014, Lyndsey Layton of the Washington Post officially introduced Peter Cunningham’s Education Post to the world. Below is an excerpt from Layton’s article: 849 more words

Arne Duncan

Chicago-Area Soda Tax Fails After Only A Few Months

Cook County, IL, which includes the city of Chicago, recently became the largest local government in the country to successfully impose a tax on sweetened beverages… 375 more words

Government Policy

In 2015, The 74 Media Was Overwhelmingly Funded by Litigious, Union-Busting, Partnership for Ed Justice

In June 2015, the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) announced the creation of “a non-profit, education-focused news site called The Seventy Four, which says refers to the 74 million school-age children in classrooms across the U.S.” 827 more words


Amazon, Don’t Be Fooled by the Others; We’re Your True Home!

Amazon, which redefined the landscape of how sales and commerce are transacted, is doing much the same in its search for a second headquarters. In what could be a generation-defining opportunity, one of the world’s most influential companies is planning to open a second home in a U.S. 515 more words


Boykin Announces Reelection Bid, Rules Out Run Against Preckwinkle

Thursday, September 28, 2017 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews 

Cook County Commissioner Richard Boykin (1st), whose district covers all or parts of Bellwood, Broadview and Maywood, announced today that he will run for reelection — effectively ruling out a run against Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle.  236 more words

Breaking News

We asked Michael Bloomberg whether the world is better or worse off today than a year ago

Quartz asked Michael Bloomberg whether he sees the world as better or worse off than a year ago. He was hosting leaders and CEOs from around the globe at the  68 more words