Capitalism / Economy
Capitalism and Economy
Fight Back! Editors | United States | 3/20/14
For the last three to four years, the U.S. government has gone an historic bout of austerity, by raising taxes and cutting spending. This has contributed...
staff | Washington, D.C. | 3/19/14
House Speaker John Boehner came out today, March 19, against the Senate measure to restore unemployment benefits for the long-term jobless.
staff | Washington D.C. | 3/17/14
A deal was reached between Senate Democrats and Republicans, March 13, to restore benefits for the long-term unemployed. An uphill fight is under way in...
staff | Washington, D.C. | 3/11/14
In a surprise move, Representative Brad Schneider (D-IL) announced here today, March 11, that he would undertake a rarely used procedure in an attempt to...
staff | Washington D.C. | 3/04/14
Senate Majority leader Harry Reid announced this evening, March 4, that he had filed a bill to renew Extended Unemployment Compensation (EUC).
staff | Washington D.C. | 2/16/14
Congress has failed the unemployed, by going into recess without passing legislation to extend unemployment benefits for the long-term jobless. Senate...
staff | Washington D.C. | 2/11/14
Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky was among those who voted against Extended Unemployment Compensation (EUC), Feb 6.
Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 2/10/14
For the second month in a row, the Department of Labor employment report was weak, with only 113,000 new jobs created in January.
staff | Washington D.C. | 2/07/14
Below is a list of how members of the Senate voted, Feb. 6, on the 3 month extension of unemployment benefits for long term jobless workers.
staff | Washington D.C. | 2/06/14
Steff Yorek, the Political Secretary of Freedom Road Socialist Organization, condemned the Senate’s Feb. 6 failure to pass Extended Unemployment...