Eoin Higgins, staff writer
Felicity Huffman
"I hope it's a wake-up call for people who have bought into the system that people become wealthy because they have worked hard."
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
sunrise protest
"The only way to be sure they don't pass is to raise public awareness."
Julia Conley, staff writer
"Educators will no longer let this school district starve our neighborhood...


In the name of a sometimes questionable transparency - if you don't like something but can't do much about it, does it help to know about it? - the Defense Department publishes daily reports on the contracts they've awarded. On Jan. 14, it authorized spending over $800 million on military equipment and services. That was down to just under $300 million the next day, when the House passed a massive budget bill that includes $572 billion for defense - down from what was requested, but still...