Budget Cuts

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Doug Ford’s Budget Is Big on Cuts and Making It Easier to Buy Booze

The Ontario premier made cuts to education, children’s programs, and Indigenous services, but hey, you can start drinking at 9 AM now.
Anne Gaviola
4.11.19
politics

How Trump's Vicious Budget Would Hurt Science, Poor People, and the Arts

The president's first budget proposal eliminates programs aimed at fighting climate change, lifting people out of poverty, and supporting diplomacy.
Harry Cheadle
3.16.17
politics

'American Carnage': A Close Reading of President Trump's First Speech

The new president has a dark view of America.
Harry Cheadle
1.21.17
college football

Louisiana Governor Warns LSU Football Could Be in Jeopardy

Among other life-threatening budget cuts.
Liam Daniel Pierce
2.12.16
News

An Outsourcing Company Director Wants the British Welfare State to Be More Like 'The Sims'

Telling people how much of a drain everyone is on resources definitely wouldn't result in the stigmatization of the vulnerable.
Solomon Hughes
10.12.15
News

These Young Greeks Think a 'No' Vote Could Ruin Everything

"Don't get me wrong: I don't think voting yes will improve Greece's prospects."
Pavlos Toubekis, Photos: Dimitris Michalakis
7.5.15
News

Why Was the 73-Year-Old Reserve Deputy Who Fatally Shot Eric Harris in Oklahoma Even Carrying a Gun?

A shooting in Tulsa raises questions about how a senior citizen who headed up Sheriff Stanley Glanz's re-election campaign was in a position to end a life.
Allie Conti
4.14.15
Stuff

Britain's Free Art Schools Are Making Art Education Accessible Again

While students in the UK have ​taken to the streets to protest the sorry state of being in college, there has been a quieter, more gradual protest going on: the development of free art schools.
Daisy Jones
12.8.14
News

Reasons to Love the Sequester’s Massive Budget Cuts

Many ordinary working folk will suffer needlessly as a result of furloughs and pay cuts, but the sequester also slashes the budget for the DEA and the FBI, which is probably a good thing.
Michael Tracey
3.18.13