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Capitalism and Economy

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...
David Hungerford | Newark, NJ | 11/10/12
One reason recovery is taking so long is layoffs of utilities workers. The only reason for the layoffs was to cut costs and make more profits. Fight Back...
Fight Back! Editors | United States | 9/25/12
The federal government is on course for large spending cuts and tax increases starting January of 2013.
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