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Solving Chronic Unemployment by Creating Minority Entrepreneurs

Lia Petridis Maiello | Posted 04.26.2014 | New York
Lia Petridis Maiello

In some disadvantaged U.S. communities, male chronic unemployment has topped 60 percent. This is crippling many black and Hispanic communities, desper...

Louisiana's Lafitte Area Wants Levee Plans Expedited Following Isaac

Susan Buchanan | Posted 12.09.2012 | Green
Susan Buchanan

Residents of the Jefferson Parish town of Jean Lafitte, 25 miles south of New Orleans, hope a levee can be built soon after they were inundated by Isaac in August and a string of earlier storms.

Turning Swords into High Speed Rail - Obama's iAmerica

Brian Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brian Ross

President Obama wants to bulk up high-speed rail, and scale down defense spending. FDR converted peace-time manufacturers into a dominating wartime pr...