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The passing scene: Links & comments 11/12/13

Mondragon and the System Problem by Gar Alperovitz and Thomas M. Hanna for Truthout.

The Mondragon Corporation, based in Spain’s Basque country, is a federation of worker-owned cooperatives employing 80,000 people, which is often held up as an example of a successful alternative to the investor-owned corporation. 319 more words

The Passing Scene

Baucus on Veterans Unemployment

HELENA – U.S. Sen. Max Baucus, speaking to the Montana Legislature on Thursday, said he’s declaring a “war on veteran unemployment” and will be pushing legislation to help veterans of wars in Iraq and Afghanistan get jobs.

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Montana

What do we commemorate today?

Every year in the United States, the eleventh day of the eleventh month eventually rolls around, often a little lost in the haze following the march back to school and the showiness of Halloween. 510 more words

News

Veterans Unemployment Rate Continues Below National Rate

Following a three year trend, the unemployment rate for all veterans is 6.3 percent – according a release from the Bureau of Labor Statistics – which is well below the national unemployment rate of 7.9 percent. 78 more words

Veterans Administration

Veterans Unemployment Rate Drops in September

Unemployment among all Veterans is 6.7 percent, according to data released Friday by the Bureau Labor of Statistics.

That jobless rate is more than a full percentage point lower than the national unemployment average of 7.8 percent. 54 more words

Veterans

Pinellas SCORE Sponsors Free Veterans Business Expo

Unemployment among Post-9/11 veterans is 10.9 percent nationally — much higher than then national average.  That has inspired a group of retired local executives to offer veterans free help to start their own businesses. 727 more words

Veterans

Cities Try Different Approaches To Cure Housing Market Woes

Since the housing crisis began, cities across the nation have been faced with a surplus of inventory depressing their local markets.  The initial assumption was that investors would take advantage of lower priced foreclosures, but that hasn’t been the leading story in most cities.  386 more words

Distressed Properties