Guest Blogger- The Budget Reflects Our Values

May 20, 2011 | By Page May

Father John S. Rausch is a guest blogger over at NETWORK this week!  His piece, The Budget Relects Our Values, discusses growing inequality, taxes, and budget policies in the context of faith, community, and the common good.

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Preserving Medicare

The Medicare Trustee Report, released on May 13, indicates that the lifetime of the Medicare Trust Fund is five years shorter than previously reported.  Unemployment is one of the causes. Read more

Blog: Rep. Ryan, Medicare and the Economy

May 17, 2011 | By Marge Clark, BVM

Speaking in Chicago on Monday, May 16, Representative Paul D. Ryan touted his plan to privatize Medicare as the way to “grow the economy.”  Read more

Problems with Global Spending Caps

NETWORK believes that long-term deficits and debt must be brought under control. However, this must be done in a responsible m