Ellen Brown: Either way the super committee goes, the economy will wind up with $1.2 trillion less in the way purchasing power. The result will be to reduce demand, kill jobs, and put more people on the streets.
Treva Brandon Scharf: Engaging in regular intense exercise not only strengthens the body, it strengthens your resiliency. It toughens you up, it builds character, and it can power you through your most pressing concerns.
Derek Cressman: While elites on both sides are preparing this proxy battle of issues for the fall elections at the federal level, the idea of voters directly weighing in about a specific issue is being threatened in California.