Pamela Haines is a writer, workshop leader and speaker with a common theme of demystifying the connections between economics and daily life, while challenging people to claim their power and act on their values. Lead author of "Toward a Right Relationship with Finance; Interest, Debt, Growth and Security," her latest book is "Money and Soul." She is also active in building leadership capacity in early childhood education, has a passion for the earth, loves repair of all kinds, and blogs at pamelalivinginthisworld.blogspot.com.
A political development involving U.S. Senate candidate Hill Harper and U.S. Representative Rashida Tlaib, has cast a stark light on what many progressive lawmakers see as the corrupting influence of money in American politics.
In a controversial move, the GOP-led House Budget Committee's hearing to establish a fiscal commission raises alarms for potential cuts in Social Security and Medicare, sparking widespread criticism and concerns for the future of these essential programs.