Nobody’s perfect, and so mistakes do happen. But just as we couldn't conceive of our ongoing oil disaster in The Gulf, perhaps we are equally unable to appreciate the potential for a nuclear power mishap. While optimism is important, it’s sometimes a trap – just ask BP.
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.