A new National Minimum Wage of £8.80 per hour, both in London and beyond. Plenty of money set aside to police this arrangement. Four per cent stamp duty for all… Continue reading The post Rod Liddle: What I’d like to see in the Budget appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Hyde Architects present House for a Photographer situated on an isolated, disused quarry on the edge of the Brecon National Park. Armed with a modest budget and faced with the difficulties of constructing within a quarry, the firm developed… House for a Photographer by Hyde Architects is a post by Brock Cardiner on Highsnobiety.
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama’s top economists say the nation is on track to make economic progress over the next two years, but say it would do even better if Congress would enact the additional spending he proposed in his most recent budget. Show More Summary
Budget cuts leave about half of L.A. Unified's elementary and middle schools without librarians The crisis has exacerbated educational inequalities across the nation's second-largest system, as some campuses receive extra money for library staff and others don't. Show More Summary
A firefighter pauses at the $2013 Rim Fire in Yosemite National Park, August-September 2013 (Calfire photo on facebook). President Obama released the federal budget for 2015 last week. Overall, it involves the lowest deficit ($514 billion) of his five-year tenure in office and restores some funding cut in last year’s sequester. Show More Summary
Jon Stewart’s "The Daily Show" displayed America's insane defense budget to the world, but is there more to this story?
NATIONAL HARBOR, Maryland--It's not a miracle that Hollywood is finally making some big budget, faith based films like Noah and Exodus. Church groups flocked to see The Bible on the small screen as well as films like The Passion of the Christ, Fireproof and the just-released Son of God. Show More Summary
The Obama administration's 2015 budget request for all U.S. spy agencies is $3.9 billion less than last year, reflecting the latest round of war-weary funding cuts to national security.
By Howard Bloom, The National Law Review President Obama has requested a funding increase for the National Labor Relations Board of 1.3% over existing levels in his just-released proposed budget for fiscal year 2015.
(By Mattea Kramer) Washington is pushing the panic button, claiming austerity is hollowing out our armed forces and our national security is at risk. That was the message Secretary of Defense Chuck…
Chinese state-run media said Thursday the nation’s defence budget would keep expanding but was not evidence of a mounting threat, after the government announced a 12.2 percent rise for 2014. “China has no intention of overturning the current international security […]
The Pentagon’s proposed budget for fiscal 2015 would provide funding to redesign a key part of the nation’s missile-defense program.The Defense Department’s spending plan released on March 4 requests more than $1 billion for the Ground-based...Show More Summary
The financial position of the Norwegian government is astonishingly strong. While most other national governments in Europe and North America, especially in recent years, have been posting sizable annual budget deficits and accumulating...Show More Summary
NATIONAL HARBOR, Maryland--A trio of high-ranking retired U.S. military commanders issued dire warnings to an audience here about the cuts to our military budget, the growth of our national debt, and the end of America's military dominance. Show More Summary
This story first appeared on the TomDispatch website. Washington is pushing the panic button, claiming austerity is hollowing out our armed forces and our national security is at risk. That was the message Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel delivered last week when he announced that the Army would shrink to levels not seen since before World War II. Show More Summary
The President's annual budget demonstrates whether our values are driving our national choices. Are we going to continue to give extra tax breaks worth billions to hot shots in the finance industry or re-direct tax help to decrease the...Show More Summary
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.): “Mr. Hale, what percentage of GDP [gross domestic product] are we spending on our national defense in this budget?” Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller), Robert F. Hale: “In ’15 it’ll be about 3.2 percent for DOD.” Graham: “OK. Historically, in times of peace, is that low or high?” Hale: “Well, it […]
China plans to raise its defense budget by 12.2 percent to 808.2 billion yuan (about 132 billion U.S. dollars) in 2014, according to a draft budget report submitted to the national legislature for review on Wednesday. In 2013, the country […]
Beijing boosts its defence spending, promising to safeguard the nation's territorial sovereignty.
Far more expensive, and damaging, to the nation than Obamacare. On the day that House Republicans hold their 50th Obamacare repeal vote, they get some inconvenient news from the Congressional Budget Office: an update of costs and savings for the law. Show More Summary