JoyceAmericaSpeaks Periscope @11 am This week in Washington: ACA, Russian Involvement, The Supreme Court? My takeaway? 

Dear followers: This Post was sent to me by my friend, Cathy Albisa at NESRI, detailing 5 reasons to vote against the proposed healthcare bill.  For more analysis  of the AHCA , please review my  previous Posts  and subscribe to the  Kaiser Family Foundation newsletter for additional comprehensive analysis of the proposal’s shortfalls. Dear Joyce: … More JoyceAmericaSpeaks Periscope @11 am This week in Washington: ACA, Russian Involvement, The Supreme Court? My takeaway? 

Joyce:AmericaSpeaks Periscope@11am Conflicts remain ! Positives & Negatives

Dear Followers: After reading the morning papers and listening to the news, there’s much to be concerned about and there’s lot’s to keep us informed and able to track progress within the next 100 days.   WNYC will schedule a news program tracking the first 100 days called Indivisible @8PM daily.   On the home … More Joyce:AmericaSpeaks Periscope@11am Conflicts remain ! Positives & Negatives

Joyce:America Speaks:Periscope@11am Revolution! Now!

  Dear followers:   See you at 11 am and let’s change our conversation. There’s 3 months to the election, talk is cheap!  Both Candidates have provided a hook to grab us in!  I say it’s not enough!  Their “First 100 days should start now”!!!   The clock is ticking!   Their records, speak for … More Joyce:America Speaks:Periscope@11am Revolution! Now!

The Voice of Joyce: Foreign Policy and the Middle East 

  Dear followers:   As an American, I am concerned about Terrorism coming to our shores. As a realist, I believe there is one way to keep terrorism at bay, that’s with muscular diplomacy. If we care about the Middle East or Africa, we should support governments that provide human rights to their people and … More The Voice of Joyce: Foreign Policy and the Middle East 

The Voice of Joyce: excerpts : ” The Great Escape”

Facts about inequality:  paraphrased from Angus Deaton’s book,” The Great Escape” The Facts about inequality:  Poor people do not choose to be poor The unemployed are miserable and demoralized without work The GDP is a well meaning statistic that doesn’t measure the 99% struggling at the bottom of  income distribution Labor unions have declined in … More The Voice of Joyce: excerpts : ” The Great Escape”