AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce No excuse not to use electric power hook ups to power grid while on shore. $1 Million a year is nothing to Carnival Cruises when they’re paying labor the equivalent of $10/day? Why subsidize cruise ships they give nothing back to the Communities they exploit?

http://www.nytimes.com/2019/12/26/nyregion/cruise-ship-exhaust-shore-power-nyc.html

AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce Under Trump EPA allows slaughter houses to pollute waterways. Now the EPA is being sued! Good move! Pollutants kill! Stop destroying our lives.

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/dec/18/epa-sued-weak-standards-allow-slaughterhouses-pollute-waterways-meat-processing

AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce At least 10% of all workers have more than one job to earn a living. 28% of the work force may hold multiple jobs. Having 1 job is preferable, if an individual is well paid. However, in our current State of Inequality, having one job is not sufficient earnings. A new metric will help define our Labor force. However, Income Inequality is not sustainable for Americans. The USA is the most unequal of similar Nations.

http://www.nytimes.com/2019/12/18/upshot/multiple-jobs-united-states.html

AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce We have a learning crisis in American schools. Poverty, lack of a stable home , trauma have affected many disadvantaged kids. It’s time to look wholisticly at the problem & provide safe spaces for kids while parents work, including food, shelter & counseling. Invest in our kids & measure their outcomes.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/education/us-students-continue-to-lag-behind-peers-in-east-asia-and-europe-in-reading-math-and-science-exams-show/2019/12/02/e9e3b37c-153d-11ea-9110-3b34ce1d92b1_story.html

AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce Moving from welfare to full time work is the dream of most Americans. Unfortunately, the reality is as many as 600,000 will lose food stamps, without state waivers. Many don’t have jobs that support them. This is an inhumane law.

http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/dec/04/food-stamps-snap-trump-sonny-perdue

Joyce America Speaks Periscope @11am Friday: The shooting!  Bad policy is making people “crazy”.  Do you see “we the People”, yet? 

      As dreadful as Wednesday’s shooting was, Congress has no reason to believe this is a one off!    Congress continues to pursue Trump’s agenda on Healthcare  “Repeal and Replace”, knowing that millions will be unable to purchase affordable healthcare.  Even if the changes are cosmetic and they kick the “can down the road, … More Joyce America Speaks Periscope @11am Friday: The shooting!  Bad policy is making people “crazy”.  Do you see “we the People”, yet? 

Joyce America Speaks Periscope @11am I understand myself and I see you. It isn’t either or , it’s US.  We have a choice! 

      We have choices. We may be too scared to choose them! I understand. We , everyone of us , chooses our own path to follow!   I’m 74 yrs old. If someone had said to me 10 yrs ago, that I’d be planning to run for the Presidency of the United States … More Joyce America Speaks Periscope @11am I understand myself and I see you. It isn’t either or , it’s US.  We have a choice! 

The Voice of Joyce: why fear deficits ! Create Revenue! 

      Why are we worrying about the deficit? $5 Trillion of the $19.7 Trillion deficit is a cushion against US losses. The rest could be eradicated by clever taxation that targets everyone, not just the Middle Class.   1. Increase the income level for payroll deductions to infinity or the first $500,000 earned … More The Voice of Joyce: why fear deficits ! Create Revenue! 

Joyce AmericaSpeaks Periscope@11am Infrastructure & my Christmas Wishes 

Funding infrastructure through deficit spending is not a good idea. 1. $13 Trillion would be added to the deficit over 10 yrs. plus Corporations might be able to ” create toll roads” or worse cronyism would prevail preventing the funding of enough infrastructure programs. 2. Lowering domestic corp tax to 15% is not a good … More Joyce AmericaSpeaks Periscope@11am Infrastructure & my Christmas Wishes 

Joyce: America Speaks.Periscope @11am Use Quantitative Easing to save the Middle Class here and abroad!

      Dear followers:  See you at 11am! I read these articles this weekend and thought they might convince you, that Quantitative Easing will save the Middle Class. Time to stop thinking Inequality is a permanent state! Advocate for yourself! Promote Quantitative Easing for the Middle Class. No need for Congress. The Treasury is … More Joyce: America Speaks.Periscope @11am Use Quantitative Easing to save the Middle Class here and abroad!