Thursday November 26, 2020
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BY staff | San José, CA | 11/09/20
On Friday, November 5 the U.S. Department of Labor released its monthly employment report for October, as President Trump faced defeat in the presidential election.
BY Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 10/16/20
On Thursday, October 15, the U.S. Department of Labor reported the biggest one week increase in new claims for unemployment insurance since late July.
BY staff | San José, CA | 10/05/20
On Friday, October 2, the U.S. Department of Labor reported that the official unemployment rate had dropped to 7.9% in September, from 8.4% in August. But of the almost one million people who left the official unemployment count, 70% stopped looking for work and did not find a job.
BY Masao Suzuki | San Jose, CA | 8/30/20
On Thursday, August 27, the latest report on unemployment insurance shows that the U.S. economy remains stuck in the worst recession since the Great Depression of the 1930s.
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BY Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 10/03/19
The U.S. stock market started October with back-to-back declines fueled by growing fears of a recession.
BY Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 1/04/19
The New Year is starting off much the way 2018 ended: with U.S. stocks being hammered again.
BY Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 12/23/18
Casting a shadow on the stock market are the growing number of economic statistics that point to a recession in 2019.
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BY staff | United States | 3/02/18
Masao Suzuki is a leading member of the Freedom Road Socialist Organization (FRSO) who follows the economy. Fight Back! interviewed him on March 1, after another drop in U.S. stock market.
BY Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 10/15/13
Today, Oct. 15, right-wing Republicans in the House of Representatives stopped the House Republican leadership from trying to pass a compromise measure to re-open the federal government and raise its debt ceiling.
BY Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 10/10/13
Four years after the Great Recession of 2007-2009 officially ended, millions of working people are being left behind by the expansion of the economy.
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