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.
"We the people" - Local communities are creating human networks of food banks, community gardens, medical clinics, telephone hotlines and more.
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.
With jobless rates at record levels, President Obama announced that he will hold a White House jobs summit in December to tackle the crisis.
Goldman Sachs, Citigroup and Morgan Stanley were among the first employers in New York to receive shipments of the badly sought after H1N1 swine flu vaccine.
BRONX, N.Y. – On Sunday, October 25, close to 1,000 Bronx residents overflowed the gymnasium of the St. Nicolas of Tolentine Church to demand a new “Blueprint for the Bronx,” a blueprint for responsible economic development, quality health care, decent education and affordable housing.