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The US Economy Is Even Worse Than It Looks

[Photo: Telegraph] According to a recent analysis by the labor-oriented scholars at the Economic Policy Institute (EPI.ORG), the negative impact of the so-called “Great Recession” continues to weigh heavily on U.S. Households.”  Official data just released by the U.S. Census Bureau documents the cruel reality that the downward pressure on wages and living standards associated […]

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Organize the Unemployed: Key Issues in 2012

In June 2012, speaking at a fundraiser in Iowa, Vice President Joe Biden said that when the guy in Dunmore’s out of work, it’s an economic slowdown. When your brother-in-law’s out of work, it’s a recession. When you’re out of work, it’s a depression. It’s a depression for millions and millions of people. In a […]

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