It's now estimated that about 150,000 teachers will lose their jobs next year because of the financial crisis touched off by the financial industry. Hedge fund manager Tepper led the list by earning $4 billion in 2009. That's more than $1.9 million an hour or $32,000 per minute. He earned more in one minute than the average entry-level teacher earns in one year!
MANILA, Philippines—Some 100 non-government organizations from all over the country under the umbrella network of Kampanya para sa Makataong Pamumuhay (KAMP or Dignified Life for All Campaign) are asking incoming President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III to adopt their pro-poor agenda.
At today's protest, there was fiery resistance from the village women when Israeli Occupation Forces arrested a young man on the Orwellian accusation that he didn't prevent the shabab from throwing stones at them from his property, the arrest was fiercely resisted with palpable anger and outrage and even when the soldiers had him cocooned in a jeep prior to being carted off to detention and worse, the vehicle was physically prevented from leaving until brutality, percussion grenades and tear gas forced a way.