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A War on the Poor

From an editorial at the N&O this week:

North Carolina was the only state to reduce unemployment benefits even though federal law required states to maintain benefit amounts to qualify for the extended federal payments.

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The Underdogma of Elizabeth Warren

At American Family Voices, we are doing a series called “The Aggressive Progressive” to feature the speeches of bold progressive leaders, but with a twist. I add graphics like stylized portraits, charts and animations – if you are familiar with VH1′s “Pop-Up Video,” it is essentially pop-up video for politicos.  357 more words

Progressive

Bill reining in unemployment fraud heard in the Missouri House

The House Workforce Development and Workplace Safety Committee brought Missouri one step closer to stamping out fraud in the unemployment system during a public hearing on… 313 more words

"Pity The Poor Plutocrats": Time’s Winged Chariot Draws Near, And There’s No Baggage Compartment

Should any political party attempt to abolish social security, unemployment insurance, and eliminate labor laws and farm programs, you would not hear of that party again in our political history. 797 more words

Democracy

Allow A Vote On Unemployment Benefits

On December 28, 2013, more than 1.3 million Americans lost their Emergency Unemployment Insurance benefits. The program allowed people who have lost their jobs to receive additional unemployment benefits for up to 47 weeks. 527 more words

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♠♣♠ Social Safety Net: Social Security Trust, Unemployment Insurance, SNAP Food Assistance and Education

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Class Warfare

Edmonton Motorshow: Schmooze and learn at Precious Metal Gala

Attending an auto show often means fighting your way through crowds to see your favourite new cars and trucks.

But the Precious Metal Gala, held before the 2014 Edmonton Motorshow opens to the public, offers an alternative. 295 more words

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