Thursday June 29, 2017
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BY Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 6/03/17
On May 24, Steven Mnuchin, Trump’s Secretary of the Treasury and former Wall Street investment banker for Goldman Sachs, urged Congress to raise the federal debt limit before they go on break July 28. The U.S. Treasury first bumped up against the maximum that the U.S. government can borrow back in March, and has been continuing to borrow by using accounting measures.
BY Austin Jensen | St. Paul, MN | 5/17/17
More than 100 people rallied at Leif Erickson Park, near the Capitol Green Line Light Rail station, May 16, to voice their opposition to proposed public transit budget cuts and fare hikes.
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BY Danya Zituni | Tampa, FL | 4/10/17
On the morning of April 7, President Trump ordered the U.S. military to attack Syria, firing over 50 Tomahawk cruise missiles at Syrian government targets near Homs, Syria’s third largest city.
BY Dave Schneider | Jacksonville, FL | 2/07/17
On Jan. 23, President Donald Trump signed an executive action withdrawing the U.S. from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal.
BY Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 11/28/16
While Donald Trump claims to be for the working man, his tax proposal is just another Republican tax cut for the rich and big business.
BY Freedom Road Socialist Organization | Cleveland, OH | 7/23/16
Fight Back News Service is circulating the text of a speech by a leader of Freedom Road Socialist Organization, Fernando Figueroa, which was delivered shortly before the July 18 march on the RNC in Cleveland, OH.
BY Freedom Road Socialist Organization | United States | 7/14/16
As things stand, billionaire and bigot Donald Trump will be the Republican standard bearer for the presidency.
BY staff | United States | 5/05/16
To mark the May 5, 1818 birthday of Karl Marx, Fight Back News Service is circulating a famous work he authored in 1859, the Preface to A Contribution to the Critique of Political Economy.
BY staff | Patras, Greece | 4/06/16
The first day of the big March Against Unemployment, which will travel 220 km from Patras to Athens concluded with enormous success on April 4.
BY Masao Suzuki | San Jose, CA | 1/02/16
In December of 2015 the Pew Research Center released a report on the decline in middle-income Americans, who now make up a minority of the population, down from 60% in the 1970s. Their share of income has fallen even more, from more than 60% in the 1970s to only 43% in 2014, as upper-income households share has risen from 30% to 49% over the same period of time.
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