Fred Klonsky in Retirement
Letter from France. The French defense industry seeks an expanded position in the Ukraine military marketplace.
My Crohn’s flare has retreated and I’m feeling pretty good today. Thanks for all the messages wishing me well. Tomorrow we fly back to JFK and then…
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Healthcare in France. Unrecognizable to an American.
We had planned on returning home from our trip to Paris, Provence and the Cote d’ Azur today. But two days ago my Crohn’s disease decided to remind me…
When the fascists came to Gorde.
I’ve taken a break from my regular posts while we are traveling through France. Last week we were in Paris. This week, with the town of Isle Sur La…
Letter from France. The U.S. has the worst healthcare system of the 11 wealthiest nations.
We are on vacation in France. A week in Paris and another in Provence. With the U.S. seeing an uptick in Covid cases we are back to wearing a mask…
Taking a break.
I will be taking a break for the next two weeks. I may post now and then. But I will be back on a regular basis in October.
U.S. poverty reaches record levels.
Press Release from the U.S. Census Bureau. SEPT. 12, 2023 — The U.S. Census Bureau announced today that real median household income in 2022 fell in…
This proxy war and the Global South.
First a word of thanks. Yesterday Fred Klonsky in Retirement notched our 600th subscriber. I’m very pleased that the information I provide and the…
Countdown to UAW strike against the Big Three.
Shawn Fain, the first president of the United Auto Workers union directly elected by the rank and file membership, has threatened to strike any of the…
As school starts, cuts to support for childhood vaccines.
We are a week into September and almost all students are back to school. Chicago and my old school district in Park Ridge started in late August…
Hollywood producers refusal to bargain threatens public pension investments.
My teacher pension, one of five public pensions in Illinois, depends on three sources of revenue: Employee contributions, state contributions and…
The Stacy Gates private school controversy is as phony as they get.
I was anxiously waiting for the six o’clock start of the U.S. Open semi final match between Coco Gauf and Karolina Muchova last night. It was no…
Covid, flu, heat and classroom air.
I went over to my neighborhood CVS and got my flu shot yesterday. I know. It’s a little early. But after 30 years as a public school teacher who saw 500…
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