Saturday June 6, 2020
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BY staff | San Francisco, CA | 8/02/12
While millions of retired Americans are struggling to make ends meet and millions more working people who have been laid off don’t know how or if they can ever afford to retire, laid-off corporate executives are living in another world.
BY Fight Back! Editors | United States | 6/28/12
On June 28 the U.S. Supreme Court upheld most of the 2010 Affordable Care Act or ACA.
BY Fight Back! Editors | United States | 6/06/12
On June 1, the Labor Department reported that only 69,000 net new jobs were created in May, less than half of what economists had expected and less than a third of the relatively strong job growth of the December through February period.
BY Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 6/03/12
On June 1, the Department of Labor released its monthly report on unemployment and employment for May, 2012.
BY Alyssa Ferris | Salt Lake City, UT | 5/24/12
Students, professors and the local community protested a move to close the cosmetology program at the Taylorsville campus of Salt Lake Community College on May 16.
BY Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 5/13/12
In the first five months of this year, more than 400,000 jobless workers have been cut from collecting unemployment insurance benefits under the Federal Extended Benefits (EB) program.
BY Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 4/28/12
A new report by the Associated Press confirms what many people already knew: the job market for young college graduates just plain sucks.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 10/29/11
Following a march on the banks here, October 29, more than 40 people attended a teach-in organized by Freedom Road Socialist Organization.
BY Masao Suzuki | San Jose, CA | 8/01/11
On July 29, the Commerce Department released its report on Gross Domestic Product or GDP for the Second Quarter (April to June) of 2011. GDP, which measures the value of goods and services produced in the United States, rose at only a 1.3% annual rate, much slower than most mainstream economists expected. Even worse, the First Quarter (January to March) economic growth was cut from an earlier estimate of 1.9% to just 0.4%.
BY Masao Suzuki | United States | 6/27/11
On June 21, the Chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve Bank, Ben Bernanke, gave a very downbeat report on the U.S. economy following a two day meeting of the Fed.
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