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Raising Wages: States and Cities Can Follow Obama's Lead on Tackling Inequality

Donald Cohen | Posted 08.30.2014 | Business
Donald Cohen

Recent research shows that private corporations have sought to cash in on the services and infrastructure that working Americans rely on every day, while slashing wages and benefits in the process.


Reuters | Posted 02.08.2013 | Business

* Military and impoverished vulnerable to spending cuts * City fears impact of Washington's intransigence ...

'Bankruptcy Brings A Brutal Recognition Of The New Normal'

AP | HANNAH DREIER | Posted 09.21.2012 | Business

VALLEJO, Calif. (AP) — Cobblestones show through the decrepit pavement in Sheila Dodson's downtown neighborhood, prostitutes ply the sidewalks in br...

Newly-Red States Love The Whole Job-Cutting Thing

Posted 03.27.2012 | Business

If you work for the government, your job is probably more secure if you live in a state not controlled by Republicans. The 11 states that went red...