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BY staff | St. Paul, MN | 12/04/08
While state officials announced a record $5.2 billion dollar budget deficit at the State Capitol here, Dec. 4 , about 25 members of the Minnesota Coalition for a People’s Bailout were outside the room chanting, “Hey politicians, here’s the fix! Tax the rich! Tax the rich!”
BY Adam Price | San Jose, CA | 11/11/08
Between mid-September when the investment bank Lehman Brothers failed, and the end of October the Federal Reserve quietly lent out more than $1 trillion (one thousand billion) dollars, or almost 40% more than the ‘public’ $700 billion bank bailout.
BY Adam Price | San Jose, CA | 11/02/08
On Friday, Nov. 6, the Department of Labor gave a dismal report on the labor market in October, with the unemployment rate jumping to 6.5% from 6.1% in September, the highest rate in 14 years.
BY Adam Price | United States | 11/02/08
Yes, I haven’t heard, much less said “capitalist pig” for more than 30 years.
BY Mick Kelly | St. Paul, MN | 10/29/08
Standing in front of banner reading, “Bail out poor and working people - not billionaires!” leaders of the Welfare Rights Committee announced a campaign to combat the impact of the growing economic crisis at a press conference here, Oct. 29.
BY Fight Back! Editors | United States | 10/09/08
One year after the current financial crisis began, the situation has gone from bad to worse.
BY Mick Kelly | United States | 9/29/08
President Bush and big business were dealt a stunning defeat Monday, Sept. 29, when in a 228 to 205 vote, the House of Representatives rejected the $700 billion bailout bill for Wall Street.
BY Fight Back! Editors | United States | 9/25/08
President Bush is driving a $700 billion bailout of the billionaires and multi-millionaires who sit atop the largest financial crisis in history.
BY Adam Price | San Jose, CA | 9/21/08
The year-old financial crisis entered a new stage in September as the U.S. financial system suffered its worst setbacks since the Great Depression of the 1930s.
BY Adam Price | San Jose, CA | 9/08/08
On Sept. 5 the Labor Department reported that the unemployment rate in August rose to 6.1%, from 5.7% in July.
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