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Capitalism and Economy
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...
Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 9/08/13
On Sept. 6, the Labor Department announced that the official unemployment rate dropped to 7.3% in August, down from 7.4% in July.
Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 6/27/13
On July 1, interest rates for federally subsidized student loans to pay for college are set to double, rising from 3.4% to 6.8%.
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...