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Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Invest in the nation's infrastructure, raise the minimum wage, expand the Earned Income Tax Credit, improve paid family leave, and raise the ceiling for social security contributions. These suggestions, long-advocated for by progressive organizations, are now being encouraged by none other than the International Monetary Fund (IMF), which warned...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Less than a week after the International Monetary Fund (IMF) expressed...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
In what may be a sign of a "shifting zeitgeist," a new paper published this...

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Calling on "all citizens, with or without party, with or without a job, with or without hope," a coalition of groups across Europe plan a June 1 demonstration, People United Against The Troika!, to protest austerity measures imposed by the troika of all-powerful financial institutions that have led to unemployment, foreclosures, social inequity and cuts in health care and education, all in the name of a debt crisis that "once again privatizes profits and socializes losses, while demanding...