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BY Adam Price | San Jose, CA | 11/27/07
In October, soaring energy prices pushed the official Consumer Price Index 3.5% higher than the year before. At the same time the labor market is weaker, with the official unemployment rate at 4.7%, up slightly from the second quarter (April to June), while claims for unemployment benefits have continued to rise.
BY Adam Price | San Jose, CA | 9/25/07
On Sept. 18 the Federal Reserve cut two key short-term interest rates for bank loans by one-half a percentage point.
BY Matt Ginsberg-Jaeckle | Chicago, IL | 9/08/07
Tenants and supporters linked hands and held signs saying “Urban renewal = black removal” and “I live in Grove Parc, I want to stay, not gonna go no way!” as passing cars honked and cheered the demonstrators on.
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 staff | St. Paul, MN | 12/02/06
Welfare recipients and low income people chanted and held signs in the state capitol building here, Nov. 29, while government officials delivered their state budget forecast.
BY Freedom Road Socialist Organization | United States | 11/13/06
The midterm elections represented a defeat of historic proportions for the Bush administration.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 11/09/06
Across the country the rich are grabbing up land, pushing poor people and people of color to the suburbs and on to the streets.
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.
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