Occupy Wall Street Protesters Clash With Oakland Police


The Occupy Wall Street movement that began in New York City has spread across the country and caused major clashes with police in Oakland, Calif.…read more

Recession Limits Choices For Students


In Pennsylvania’s Mifflin County, students got a brand new high school and the community was looking forward to offering them a first-class education in the…read more

A Day With ‘Occupy Wall Street’ Protesters


Protests against corporate greed and a lack of jobs, dubbed “Occupy Wall Street,” are taking off in cities across the country. Protesters are calling themselves…read more

The Health Consequences of Inequality


When recession hit the U.S., many people who were once at the top of the economic ladder, with secure, well-paying jobs, lost those jobs and…read more

U.S. Poverty Rate Spikes in Latest Census


New U.S. census numbers show that the American poverty rate is at its highest since 1993, showing the fallout from years of high unemployment brought…read more

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