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Capitalism and Economy

Kas Schwerdtfeger | Milwaukee, WI | 1/29/14
As soon as President Obama's State of the Union address was over, debates around the speech's central theme of wealth inequality were...
staff | Washington, D.C. | 1/24/14
Another day has passed without the Senate taking action on Extended Unemployment Compensation (EUC) benefits.
staff | Washington D.C. | 1/16/14
Attempts to restore Extended Unemployment Compensation (EUC) benefits stalled in the Senate, Jan. 14, when Republicans and Democrats clashed over what...
staff | Washington D.C. | 1/08/14
In a 60-37 vote, the Senate passed a procedural measure Jan. 7 that allows a bill to restore Extended Unemployment Compensation (EUC) benefits to move...
Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 12/29/13
While people around the world are celebrating the New Year, 1.3 million long-term unemployed Americans will be facing an immediate cut-off of their...
Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 12/09/13
The Extended Unemployment Compensation (EUC) program, which provides federal aid to jobless workers whose state Unemployment Insurance (UI) benefits have...
Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 10/15/13
Today, Oct. 15, right-wing Republicans in the House of Representatives stopped the House Republican leadership from trying to pass a compromise measure to...
Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 10/10/13
Four years after the Great Recession of 2007-2009 officially ended, millions of working people are being left behind by the expansion of the economy.
Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 10/02/13
At midnight on Oct. 1, the federal government began a partial shutdown. Later that morning, hundreds of thousands of federal workers showed up to wind up...
Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 9/30/13
On Sept. 29, the House Republicans passed a temporary spending bill for ten weeks, starting Oct. 1 if the Affordable Care Act (often called Obamacare) is...
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