Thursday February 11, 2016
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BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 1/23/10
More than 75 workers, students and community supporters rallied at Morrill Hall, the central administration building here, Jan. 21, to oppose attempts by President Bruininks and senior administrators to balance the budget on the backs of staff and students.
BY Joe Iosbaker | Chicago, IL | 1/22/10
Over 200 workers, faculty and students at the University of Illinois-Chicago (UIC) marched here, Jan. 21, to demand full funding for higher education and an end to threatened furloughs and layoffs.
BY Adam Price | San Jose, CA | 1/20/10
Wages failed to keep up with the rise in prices, so weekly real earnings, or the purchasing power of workers’ weekly wages, fell by 1.6% in 2009.
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BY Fight Back! Editors | United States | 1/10/10
Current Secretary of the Treasury Timothy Geithner was president of the New York Federal Reserve when AIG and big banks were given the secret bailout. The editors of Fight Back! say that Geithner should resign, or be removed from the post of Treasury Secretary.
BY Adam Price | United States | 1/08/10
On Friday, Jan. 8, the Labor Department reported that 85,000 more jobs were lost in December of 2009. This was much worse than mainstream economists predicted and shows that another ‘job-loss’ recovery may be underway.
BY Freedom Road Socialist Organization | United States | 12/21/09
Now is the time to go all out in building the struggles of working and oppressed people.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 12/12/09
In a preliminary order, a judge ruled that IndyMac must let Leslie Parks back into her home after she was illegally locked out during a blizzard.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 12/08/09
On the night of Dec. 8, in a freezing blizzard, Leslie Parks returned from her job to find that IndyMac/One West had changed the locks to her home.
BY Masao Suzuki | San Bruno, CA | 12/06/09
On Nov. 18, the California Legislative Analyst’s Office (LAO) announced that the state was facing budget deficits of $20 billion each year for five more years.
BY staff | St. Paul, MN | 12/02/09
Members of the Welfare Rights Committee and the Minnesota Coalition for a People’s Bailout gathered in the state capitol building, Dec. 2, outside the room where Minnesota Management and Budget department heads presented the ‘November Forecast,’ projecting a $1.2 billion deficit.
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