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Occupy Wall Street protest spreads across the nation

Angry about Wall Street greed and rejecting lawmakers they say have been purchased by big corporations, the Occupy Wall Street movement is spreading rapidly across the nation.


Followers of rapture evangelist lost millions

Followers of Harold Camping, a fringe evangelical radio minister, believed him when he said that the Rapture would begin May 21 but it  looks like they'll have to make those credit card payments after all.

Americans tire of "free market," says poll

Since the 2008 economic meltdown, Americans have changed the way they think about the free market economy and now, according to a new poll, are more skeptical of it than the people of even Communist Party-led China.

Video: Red school bus tour stops in New Haven

NEW HAVEN - Young people from as far south as Washington D.C. flocked to the New Haven People's Center over the weekend, the latest stop on the Red School Bus tour.


Why the Wisconsin goings-on affect all workers

The only protection workers have to fight against exploitation is a working democracy. And so unions were born.


Chicago Chamber of Commerce seeks ‘business friendly' city council

The Chicago Chamber of Commerce announced it's endorsement of 35 aldermanic candidates Jan. 26.


Chips ahoy: Big pharma to put computers in pills

According to some recent news stories we all may be swallowing computer chips in the near future.


Wall Street bullish on Karl Rove

A small circle of Wall Street moguls and other super-rich donors played a key role in last week's elections, contributing heavily and anonymously to Karl Rove's election front group.


Alarming U. S. public health statistics raise big questions

In 1960 combined male and female life expectancy in the U.S. ranked fifth in the world, in 2000 it had fallen to 24th place, and 10 years later, in 2010, to 49th.

Anti-union groups use election to push far-right agenda

The same far-right anti-union groups that blocked the Employee Free Choice Act and opposed hiking the minimum wage are pouring more than $400 million into the 2010 mid-term elections.

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