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Stephen Ritz: A teacher growing green in the South Bronx

Stephen Ritz: A teacher growing green in the South Bronx

A whirlwind of energy and ideas, Stephen Ritz is a teacher in New York’s tough South Bronx, where he and his kids grow lush gardens for food, greenery — and jobs. Just try to keep up with this New York treasure as he spins through the many, many ways there are to grow hope in a neighborhood many have written off, or in your own. (Filmed at TEDxManhattan.)

Stephen Ritz teaches at-risk kids in the South Bronx. Full bio »

FORWARD – Barack Obama on his achievements since 2008

FORWARD – A Barack Obama video on the challenges America faced

Published on Apr 30, 2012 by BarackObamadotcom

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The video outlines the challenges America faced as President Obama took office at the height of the worst recession in almost a century and details the progress that has been made reclaiming the security of the middle class and building an economy that’s meant to last, where hard work pays and responsibility is rewarded.

Six Big US Republican Party Lies – Robert Reich

Robert Reich Debunks 6 Big GOP Lies About The Economy that Citizens should be aware of

Big Lie One: If you give tax cuts to the rich and to the corporations, everybody will benefit and it will all trickle down. Big Lie Two: If you shrink government, you create more jobs. Big Lie Three: Taxes on the rich hurt the economy. Big Lie Four: If you get jobs back the debt shrinks as a proportion of the national economy. It becomes more and more manageable. Big Lie Five: Social security is a ponzi scheme. Big Lie Six: We need to tax the poor.

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Robert Reich is Chancellor’s Professor of Public Policy at the University of California at Berkeley. He has served in three national administrations, most recently as secretary of labor under President Bill Clinton. He has written thirteen books, including The Work of Nations, Locked in the Cabinet, Supercapitalism, and his most recent book, Aftershock. His “Marketplace” commentaries can be found on publicradio.com and iTunes.

This article was originally posted on Robert Reich’s blog

Source –  http://www.nationofchange.org/robert-reich-debunks-6-big-gop-lies-about-economy-1315931011   (see some comments here)

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