August

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Record jobless numbers trigger new alarm

Despite economic forecasts to the contrary jobless claims rose last week by 12,000 to 500,000, the third straight weekly increase and the first time in nine months that they hit the half-million mark.

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Al Gore calls for movement to address climate change

 Former Vice-President Al Gore says in order to truly address climate change in the U.S., "We need a movement."

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Blue-Green Alliance demands congressional action on clean energy jobs

A coalition of unions and environmental groups launched a campaign this week to overcome Republican roadblocks to clean energy jobs and climate legislation.

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Calif. Democrats seek to avoid the worst cuts

California Democratic legislative leaders have released a budget plan they say avoids the worst of Republican Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger's slash-and-burn cuts

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Student group elects new leadership

Hundreds of student activists convened at the University of California, Los Angeles last month during the United States Student Association's (USSA) 63rd annual national student congress.

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Seattle hosts 25th Annual From Hiroshima to Hope event

Since August 6, 1985, Seattle has hosted "Hiroshima to Hope" to bring the community together for peace and nuclear disarmament.