Patricia A. O'Malley
Social Policy & Programs Consulting    ~    Community Matters
P.O. Box 97803    ~    Pittsburgh, PA  15227   ~    412-310-4886    ~
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Established 1993

The American Labor Movement Gave Us the Weekend.

And Labor Day.
Join Us for the 2019 Labor Day Parade

Right to Work is a Scam
The laws do not protect your rights.

This is What's Wrong with Republican Tax Policy
An open letter to Jack Markowitz, Pittsburgh Tribune Review columnist

Labor Unions: Myths and Facts
We Need Them Now, More Than Ever.

Food Stamp Program: Myths, Facts, and History
The Food Stamp Program Benefits the US Economy and Creates Jobs

​The Federal Budget Process Never Ends
The Constitution Does Not Require Congress to Adopt a Budget.

The Common Culprit in America's Multiple, Massive Crises

Unemployment Compensation: Myths and Facts
The GOP is still trying to set Americans against each other.

Occupy Pittsburgh. This is Your Movement
If You Want Peace, Work for Justice

Socialism, Communism, and Other Big Scary Words

​​Your school didn’t teach you this stuff because they don’t want you to know.

The Government Can't Cancel All Student Debt

It sounds great, but it's not that easy.

No Amount of Money Can End World Famine

The World Food Programme is wrong and Elon Musk has a point.

Futile Efforts to Abolish Consumer Debt

Americans need to learn what our schools refuse to teach.

Bernie Sanders' Plan to Cancel Student Debt

It sounds great, but it's not that easy.

Government Must Regulate Business
Thank Alan Greenspan for the mess we’re in.

How a Federal Government Shutdown Affects You

Here we go again.

The Ten Biggest Lies in America
You've Heard All of Them

Infrastructure Spending Stimulates the Entire Economy
Congressional Republicans endanger your life to obstruct progress.

Re imagining Capitalism: From the Ground Up
Capitalists are bullies. Pure capitalism is a massive failure.

Government Wage Standards Have a Long History

Patricia A. O'Malley

Social Policy & Programs Consulting

Training and Services for agencies working toward social and economic justice

Economic Issues

Economics is the study of the ways in which people 

and organizations gather and use

time, money and property.

These essays review some important economic issues.