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Capitalism and Economy

David Hungerford | Newark, New Jersey | 4/19/13
The People’s Organization for Progress (POP) put a Hands off Social Security picket line in front of the Essex County Social Security building, April 16.
Josh West | Provo, UT | 4/11/13
Students and community members protested in front of the Wells Fargo building on April 6 to voice their opposition to Wells Fargo’s hypocritical marketing...
staff | Gainesville, FL | 3/06/13
The Alachua County Wage Theft Task Force has been working to stop wage theft in Alachua Coutny, Florida for the past year. Wage theft, or the stealing of...
Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 2/11/13
On Jan. 30, the Commerce Department reported that Gross Domestic Product, or GDP, fell by a very small amount (0.1% at an annual rate) in the last three...
Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 2/06/13
On March 1, the automatic spending cuts demanded by the 2011 Budget Control Act are scheduled to go into effect. These cuts were originally scheduled to...
Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 1/25/13
Starting Jan. 1, payroll taxes paid by workers went up from 4.2% to 6.2%. This increase will affect about 77% of all households.
Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 1/25/13
On Jan. 23, Congressional Republicans caved in and voted for a three-month extension to the Federal Debt Limit.
Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 1/06/13
The unemployment rate for adult women (20 years and older), increased from 7.0% in November to 7.3% in December, rising above the unemployment rate for...
Fight Back! Editors | United States | 1/03/13
On January 1, the U.S. House of Representatives voted 257-167 to pass the Senate compromise tax bill to stop the so-called “‘fiscal cliff’ of tax...
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Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 1/01/13
Early New Year’s Day, the U.S. Senate voted 89-8 to pass a compromise bill to put off the so-called ‘fiscal cliff.’ The bill now goes to the House of...
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