BY Staff | Minneapolis, MN | 3/14/09
More than 40 protesters gathered here March 14 at the foreclosed home of Rosemary Williams, to demand that Williams be allowed to stay in her home and an end to foreclosures.
BY Adam Price | San Jose, CA | 3/12/09
On March 6, the Labor Department reported that the economy lost 650,000 more jobs in February.
BY Fight Back! Editors | United States | 3/10/09
In the six months since the financial crisis exploded with the collapse of New York investment bank Lehman Brothers, the world economy has been gripped by the greatest economic crisis since the Great Depression of the 1930s.
BY Staff | St. Paul, MN | 3/04/09
Leaders of the Minnesota Coalition for a People’s Bailout responded to the state budget forecast, March 3. The forecast anticipates a $4 billion deficit, despite the billions that will flow in from the federal stimulus.
BY Staff | St. Paul, MN | 2/22/09
The Welfare Rights Committee testified Feb. 18, in front of the Senate Health and Human Services Budget division.
BY Kosta Harlan | Raleigh, NC | 2/22/09
Over 4000 people, the majority African American, marched in downtown Raleigh, Feb. 14, in a show of force organized by the North Carolina NAACP.
BY Adam Price | San Jose, CA | 2/17/09
Representatives of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives agreed upon a compromise economic package Feb. 11 totaling $789 billion in federal spending and tax cuts over the next two years. The bill is expected to quickly pass the House and Senate and be signed into law by President Obama within the next week.
BY Staff | St. Paul, MN | 2/12/09
The Minnesota People’s Bailout legislation was introduced in the Minnesota State Senate and House, Feb. 9.
BY Adam Price | San Jose, CA | 2/11/09
On Feb. 6 the Labor Department reported that 598,000 jobs were lost in January and at the same time revised upwards their report on job losses for November and December.
BY Fight Back! Editors | United States | 2/05/09
When the House of Representatives bowed to popular anger and defeated the Bush administration’s $700 billion bailout bill on Sept. 29, 2008, Wall Street was dealt a stunning defeat.