economy

In Search of a Charismatic Leader

April 8, 2012
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A The Daily Garriga classic! When I first realized that Diane Ravitch would be a guest interviewee on The Daily Show, I got really excited. If you don’t already know who Diane Ravitch is, you should. You see, there is a major political push happening right now to break up teachers unions. As with any political […]

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For Those of You Who Occupy

January 28, 2012
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An original poem by Nora Garriga. HEY! For those of you who occupy… Here is for your braveness In the face of Those who created this Mess to begin with Leaving jobless Homeless Tracks in their woods of Deception Corruption Money hoarding capitals More separate than when we started this Land of opportunity Free to worship […]

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Ninety Nine

October 25, 2011
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An original poem by Nora Garriga. There’s a low rumbling, a slow but steady grumbling, here comes the marching of the other 99. Too long in silence, promises broken are countless; here comes the voices of the other 99. Houses lying vacant, others struggle just to pay the rent, overwhelming crowds in the welfare line. […]

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Occupy Your Country!

October 24, 2011
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This weekend I made a quick trip from Maryland to Georgetown. As I trekked along K Street NW, I unexpectedly drove past the Occupy DC contingent camped out at McPherson Square. Only 3 blocks away from the White House, the place was jam packed with peaceful protesters and their tent homes. I’ll admit it, I […]

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