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BY Eric Gardner | Los Angeles, CA | 9/26/09
The fall quarter started off with a bang across the University of California system, Sept. 24 as thousands of workers, faculty, undergrads and graduate students walked out of work and class to protest severe budget cuts, layoffs, furloughs and tuition hikes.
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 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 | 8/04/09
On Friday, July 31, at about 3:00 p.m., Rosemary Williams got word that the deal with Greater Metropolitan Housing Corporation (GMHC) to buy her home fell through.
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.
BY Adam Price | San José, CA | 7/17/09
On July 2, the Labor Department announced that another 467,000 jobs were lost in June as the official unemployment rate rose to 9.5%.
BY staff | St. Paul, MN | 5/18/09
Coinciding with the release of news that there were 342,000 foreclosure actions across the U.S. in the month of April, leaders of the Minnesota Coalition for a People’s Bailout testified before a House of Representatives committee at the Minnesota state capitol here, May 11 and May 14.
BY Fight Back! Editors | United States | 3/10/09
In the six months since the financial crisis exploded with the collapse of New York investment bank Lehman Brothers, the world economy has been gripped by the greatest economic crisis since the Great Depression of the 1930s.
BY staff | St. Paul, MN | 3/04/09
Leaders of the Minnesota Coalition for a People’s Bailout responded to the state budget forecast, March 3. The forecast anticipates a $4 billion deficit, despite the billions that will flow in from the federal stimulus.
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