BY Adam Price | San José, CA | 11/08/09
On Friday, Nov. 6, the Labor Department reported that the official unemployment rate for October rose to 10.2%, from 9.8% in September.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 10/30/09
The American Bankers Association met here the week of Oct. 26, in luxury hotels, spending millions for their comfort. Outside, 2500 working people marched and chanted, “You got bailed out, we got sold out!”
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 10/28/09
More than 50 people gathered here, for an Oct. 28 mass community meeting to demand a moratorium or foreclosures and for protections for renters in foreclosed properties.
BY Mick Kelly | Minneapolis, MN | 10/27/09
Activists from the welfare rights, labor, immigrant rights and anti-war movements filled May Day books store here, for a forum called 'Capitalism in crisis; fighting back in hard times,' Oct. 25.
BY Jacob Flom | Milwaukee, WI | 10/20/09
Since the near collapse of the banking system, Americans have paid billions to banks that are now making record profits. Meanwhile, students, workers and homeowners are facing unforgivable unemployment, homelessness and debt.
BY Doug Michel | Chicago, IL | 10/12/09
Michael Moore has done it again, only this time he’s coming out strong against the most pervasive evil in the United States: capitalism.
BY Adam Price | San José, CA | 10/08/09
On Oct. 3, the Department of Labor reported that 263,000 jobs were lost in September, an increase of 50,000 over the jobs lost in August.
BY staff | Pittsburgh, PA | 9/23/09
A powerful march for jobs filled the streets here, Sept. 20, in the first major protest before the G-20 summit.
BY Daniel Ginsberg | Milwaukee, WI | 9/18/09
100 students came to the Student Speak Out rally Sept. 14, an event created by Milwaukee Students for a Democratic Society to raise awareness of how the economic crisis is affecting students, faculty and staff at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
BY Stephanie Taylor | Minneapolis, MN | 9/03/09
The University of Minnesota Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) chapter infiltrated the ‘Welcome Week’ convocation to drop banners, Sept. 3.