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.
BY Adam Price | San José, CA | 9/01/09
Layoffs continued to hammer workers and their communities in July and August. Job losses are leading to more and more home foreclosures.
BY Chapin Gray | Chicago, IL | 8/28/09
In the midst of the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression, leaders and organizers across the country are gearing up for the “They Say Cut Back, We Say Fight Back!” national conference planned for Oct. 3 in Chicago, Illinois.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 8/17/09
“Stop foreclosures and evictions” was the rallying call here August 15, as more that 100 protesters marched on Wells Fargo bank.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 7/24/09
“This victory shows that when you fight back, you can win,” said Linden Gawboy, of the MN Coalition for a People's Bailout.