November

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Obama administration pressures banks on housing crisis

The Obama administration announced today stepped up measures to persuade big banks to help strapped mortgage holders.

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Senate begins health reform debate, women plan protest

As the Senate opened debate on health reform, the women's equality movement scheduled a "Day of Action" on Capitol Hill for Wednesday Dec. 2.

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For Black males it’s a depression

While the country struggles with double-digit unemployment Black males face jobless rates that are twice as bad.

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Three union leaders to be honored at ‘Keep the Ball Rolling’ event

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Three Connecticut labor leaders, Art Perry, Anna Montalvo and Gwen Mills, will be honored on Sunday, Dec. 6, with the annual Amistad Award presented by the People's World, on the occasion of the 90th anniversary of the Communist Party USA.

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Minnesota experience may offer solution for ‘jobless recovery’

When President  Obama convenes a White House forum Dec. 3 to consider ways to create jobs, he should ponder a program that worked successfully for Minnesota in the 1980s.

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Capitalists caught misusing immigration law

DALLAS — A giant construction project for a bridge across the Trinity River is costing a fortune, helping no one and may not go anywhere.

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In economic crisis, ordinary people create solutions

"We the people" - Local communities are creating human networks of food banks, community gardens, medical clinics, telephone hotlines and more.

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Clergy deliver prayers to Sen. Joe Lieberman

An interfaith group of clergy and supporters rallied at Sen. Joe Lieberman's Hartford office Tuesday to present hundreds of personal prayers in support of health care reform.

Francisco “Paco” Rodriguez, Chicago boxer dies after brutal fight

The boxing community here is mourning the death of Francisco "Paco" Rodriguez, 25, who died over the weekend due to repeated blows to the head after a brutal boxing match in Philadelphia.

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Federal aid urgently needed to avoid state budget catastrophes

CHICAGO— Looming behind the 17 million jobless tsunami hitting the country is another disaster: over $180 billion in accumulated budget deficits set to devastate state governments, according to a new study by the Pew Center for the States.

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