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Guest Blogger- The Budget Reflects Our Values

May 20, 2011 | By Page May

Father John S. Rausch is a guest blogger over at NETWORK this week!  His piece, The Budget Relects Our Values, discusses growing inequality, taxes, and budget policies in the context of faith, community, and the common good.

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Preserving Medicare

The Medicare Trustee Report, released on May 13, indicates that the lifetime of the Medicare Trust Fund is five years shorter than previously reported.  Unemployment is one of the causes. Read more

Blog: Rep. Ryan, Medicare and the Economy

May 17, 2011 | By Marge Clark, BVM

Speaking in Chicago on Monday, May 16, Representative Paul D. Ryan touted his plan to privatize Medicare as the way to “grow the economy.”  Read more

Problems with Global Spending Caps

NETWORK believes that long-term deficits and debt must be brought under control. However, this must be done in a responsible manner. Read more

Blog: Hitting the "Reset" Button on the Budget

Mar 11, 2011 | By Casey Schoeneberger

Senator Chuck Schumer called on Congress to press the “reset button” on budget negotiations during a speech this week at the Center for American Progress. Read more

NETWORK Responds to FY 2011 Budget Cut Proposals

NETWORK is currently working with other participants in the Strengthening America’s Values and Economy for All (SAVE for All) campaign to prevent budget cuts that would harm vulnerable people. Read more

Blog: Elephant Economics

Feb 14, 2011 | By Mary Georgevich

Every time I see an article about the debt limit increase or the budget fights, I have to take a few deep breaths to calm down. To put it bluntly, this national conversation is stressing me out. So I decided to learn more background information about economics. Read more

Blog: Put Your Money where your Values Are

Nov 23, 2010 | By Mary Georgevich

What’s the worst-case scenario if the United States doesn’t get its debt under control? Read more

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