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Capitalism and Economy

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...
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.
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