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Progressives launch budget fight a year early

NEW YORK - Though this year's city budget, one of the most austerity-driven in recent memory, has just been completed, a group of City Council members is already preparing for next year's fight.

Cheers for our side!

Cheers and jeers: Frogs and workers? Texas turning blue? Republicans going Green? Obama a Communist? and more.

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Too big to fail? Not this Wall Street reform bill

Congress is on the verge of passing the most sweeping banking and financial regulations since the 1930s - or so the catch phrase goes.

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Tale of two cities: Toronto and Detroit

DETROIT - Twenty thousand people attending the second U.S. Social Forum here this week have staged a peaceful takeover of a city in crisis.

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GOP says no to jobless benefits, groups plan D.C. march

How do you trim a bill to provide unemployment benefits to laid-off workers in the millionaires' club of the U.S. Senate?

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Black and Latino home losses continue to mount

With close to 6 million homes at risk of being seized by banks, the foreclosure crisis continues to deepen, with the greatest risk to homeowners of color, a new study finds.

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Millions at risk of being left behind in rising college economy

 A new study released this week finds that as the economy struggles to recover, and jobs slowly return, there will be a growing disconnect between the types of jobs employers need to fill and number of Americans who have the education and training to fill those jobs.

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Rally at Treasury: Goldman Sachs owes us $13 billion

"Young Turks" talk show host Cenk Uygur led protesters at the Treasury Department chanting: "Hey-hey, ho-ho, $13 billion's a lot of dough!" and "Goldman Sachs, we want it back!"

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Official admits oil gusher exceeds all prior estimates

A second “containment” vessel will increase the amount of oil being captured to as much as 28,000 barrels of oil per day.

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Action on jobs key to victory in November

"We don't have the luxury of all this whining and agonizing. We've got to turn the agonizing into organizing."

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