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Capitalism and Economy

staff | San Francisco, CA | 8/02/12
While millions of retired Americans are struggling to make ends meet and millions more working people who have been laid off don’t know how or if they can...
Masao Suzuki | United States | 7/09/12
On July 6, the U.S. Department of Labor announced that only 80,000 net new jobs were created in June. This was less than most mainstream economists...
Fight Back! Editors | Europe | 6/28/12
Most of the countries in the euro-zone, which includes most of the major economies of Europe (Great Britain and Switzerland being two notable exceptions...
Fight Back! Editors | United States | 6/06/12
On June 1, the Labor Department reported that only 69,000 net new jobs were created in May, less than half of what economists had expected and less than a...
Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 6/03/12
On June 1, the Department of Labor released its monthly report on unemployment and employment for May, 2012.
Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 5/13/12
In the first five months of this year, more than 400,000 jobless workers have been cut from collecting unemployment insurance benefits under the Federal...
Masao Suzuki | San Jose, CA | 2/12/12
On Feb. 29, federal Extended Unemployment Insurance benefits will end unless Congress agrees to continue the program.
Masao Suzuki | San Jose, CA | 12/23/11
On Dec. 22, the leadership of the Republicans in the House of Representatives said that they would sign on to a bipartisan compromise to renew federal...
Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 12/14/11
On Dec. 9, Republican Congressman Dave Camp of Michigan introduced a bill, H.R. 3630, that would cut federal extended unemployment insurance benefits from...
Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 12/04/11
On Friday, Dec. 2, the U.S. Department of Labor said that the official unemployment rate fell to 8.6% in November, from 9.0% in October. Despite being the...
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