AmericasDemocrats.org–April 15th, 2012

Douglas Amy

Douglas Amy is a professor at Mt. Holyoke College and an unabashed believer that “government is good.” As the IRS reviews America’s tax returns, Professor Amy explains just what we get for our taxes.

http://www.mtholyoke.edu/acad/facultyprofiles/douglas_amy.html

Teresa Ghilarducci

Retirement expert Teresa Ghilarducci says the Federal Reserve policy of low interest rates is hurting fixed income pensions. Her solution is for the government to establish guaranteed annuities that the Fed’s employees get – for everyone.

http://teresaghilarducci.org/

Hilda Solis 

Bill Press chats with Labor Secretary Hilda Solis about the recent jobs report and the difficulties women have in today’s labor market. 

http://www.billpressshow.com/

http://twitter.com/#!/hildasolisdol

AmericasDemocrats.org–March 25th, 2012

Teresa Ghilarducci

Teresa Ghilarducci is an expert on retirement security, and while Republicans continue their assault on Social Security, she has a new idea – let individuals get the same guaranteed-income retirement accounts that employees of the Federal Reserve have.

http://teresaghilarducci.org/

Catherine Poe

Columnist and regular contributor Catherine Poe makes the case for the Dream Act – to help children of undocumented workers who were born in the United States get a college education. She points out how Mitt Romney is way out of step with other Republicans and with his own church on  this issue.

http://communities.washingtontimes.com/staff/catherine-poe/

Charles Postel

And now, historian Charles Postel examines the “no-tax” pledge that Grover Norquist imposes on Republicans — driving moderates out of the GOP, making the rich richer and the rest of us more miserable.

http://history.sfsu.edu/faculty/defaultfaculty.htm