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BY staff | St. Paul, MN | 4/16/09
Fifty protesters gathered on tax day, April 15, on the front steps of the Minnesota state capitol building to demand state government tax the rich and not balance the state budget on the backs of working and low-income people.
BY Adam Price | San Jose, CA | 4/16/09
On Friday, April 10, the U.S. Department of the Treasury reported that the federal government budget deficit for the first six months of Fiscal Year 2009 (which runs from October to September) was $957 billion.
BY Adam Price | San Jose, CA | 4/06/09
On April 3 the monthly jobs report by the Department of Labor showed that the official unemployment rate jumped from 8.1% in February to 8.5% in March, while the economy lost another 663,000 jobs.
BY Kosta Harlan | Chapel Hill, NC | 4/05/09
Chanting “They say cut back, we say fight back!” a group of 50 students, campus workers and faculty marched on the Board of Trustees meeting March 26.
BY Adam Price | San Jose, CA | 4/02/09
On Monday, March 30, President Obama took a tough line with General Motors and Chrysler, which had asked for billions more in aid from the government.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 3/30/09
About 100 demonstrators gathered outside the Minneapolis Convention Center to protest a massive auction of foreclosed homes, March 28.
BY staff | St. Paul, MN | 3/23/09
The first legislative hearing on the Minnesota People’s Bail Out Act (House File 626) was held in the Minnesota House Labor and Consumer Protection Division Committee, March 20.
BY Adam Price | San Jose, CA | 3/20/09
On March 18, the Federal Reserve announced that it would inject an additional $1.15 trillion into credit markets.
BY Freedom Road Socialist Organization | United States | 3/18/09
Recently the media has been abuzz with talk of the possible ‘nationalization’ of ailing big banks such as Citigroup.
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.
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