Economic development · Occupy Wall Street · Personal Essays

Doing The Math

The FY2012 Defense Authorization Act will bring the total military spending to about $670 billion.

About fifteen percent of the U.S. population relies on food stamps.

American Airlines recently filed for bankruptcy, with four billion dollars in the bank, because they didn’t feel like they could pay their bills.

Unemployment is around nine percent.

There is a total of around $5 million nationwide in defaulted student loans.

We no longer have a free public university in this country.

It doesn’t add up.

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