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BY Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 6/03/12
On June 1, the Department of Labor released its monthly report on unemployment and employment for May, 2012.
BY Alyssa Ferris | Salt Lake City, UT | 5/24/12
Students, professors and the local community protested a move to close the cosmetology program at the Taylorsville campus of Salt Lake Community College on May 16.
BY Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 5/13/12
In the first five months of this year, more than 400,000 jobless workers have been cut from collecting unemployment insurance benefits under the Federal Extended Benefits (EB) program.
BY Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 4/28/12
A new report by the Associated Press confirms what many people already knew: the job market for young college graduates just plain sucks.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 10/29/11
Following a march on the banks here, October 29, more than 40 people attended a teach-in organized by Freedom Road Socialist Organization.
BY Masao Suzuki | San Jose, CA | 8/01/11
On July 29, the Commerce Department released its report on Gross Domestic Product or GDP for the Second Quarter (April to June) of 2011. GDP, which measures the value of goods and services produced in the United States, rose at only a 1.3% annual rate, much slower than most mainstream economists expected. Even worse, the First Quarter (January to March) economic growth was cut from an earlier estimate of 1.9% to just 0.4%.
BY Masao Suzuki | United States | 6/27/11
On June 21, the Chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve Bank, Ben Bernanke, gave a very downbeat report on the U.S. economy following a two day meeting of the Fed.
BY Masao Suzuki | United States | 6/22/11
On June 19th the Washington Post published “With Executive Pay, Rich Pull Away from Rest of America” by Peter Whoriskey. This very informative article connected the rise in corporate executive’s pay with the growing economic inequality in the United States, using the example of a large U.S. dairy company combined with recent research by economists on high incomes. At the same time the article only offered very vague explanations for why the rich are winning out at the expense of almost everyone else.
BY Doug Michel | Chicago, IL | 10/12/09
Michael Moore has done it again, only this time he’s coming out strong against the most pervasive evil in the United States: capitalism.
BY Freedom Road Socialist Organization | Minneapolis, MN | 5/10/00
It was standing room only, as more than people 55 came together here, May 6, to celebrate International Workers Day.
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