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BY Adam Price | San Jose, CA | 8/20/07
In July the U.S. housing market hit new lows, with the lowest number of permits for new homes and the lowest number of construction starts in more than ten years.
BY Adam Price | San Jose, CA | 1/24/07
Between September of 2005 and December of 2006 permits to build new homes went down 28%, as home sales have dropped and prices have started to fall.
BY Adam Price | San Jose, CA | 11/06/06
According to a U.S. Census Bureau report released in October, the cost of renting rose even faster than the cost of buying a home between 2000 and 2005.
BY Adam Price | San Jose, CA | 8/31/06
The official U.S. unemployment rate rose from 4.6% to 4.8% in July as the economic growth slowed over the past months, creating fewer jobs.
BY Adam Price | San Jose, CA | 5/01/06
When the price of gasoline spiked above $3 per gallon, Republicans responded by proposing a $100 rebate.
BY Adam Price | San Jose, CA | 3/10/06
Sales of existing homes slowed in January for the fifth month in a row, while inventories of unsold homes rose to levels not seen in years.
BY Adam Price | San Jose, CA | 1/02/06
Just before the holiday recess, Republicans in the House of Representatives and Senate agreed to cut social programs that serve the poor and working class, such as Medicaid (health care for low-income people), student loans for college, TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families), and Medicare (health care for the elderly).
BY Adam Price | United States | 9/01/05
On Aug. 30 the federal government reported that average household income fell and the poverty rate rose for the fourth year in a row.
BY Adam Price | San Jose, CA | 9/01/05
On July 19 Hewlett-Packard, or HP, one of the country’s largest computer makers, announced that they would cut almost 15,000 jobs and dismantle their workers’ pension program.
BY Joe Iosbaker | Chicago, IL | 9/01/05
“Here’s the fix, tax the rich!” chanted 350 University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) workers, as they marched on May 26.
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