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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!"


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.


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."


Senator presses $100 billion jobs bill

CLEVELAND - At a packed press conference and rally, Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, announced he will introduce a $100 billion jobs bill when the Senate reconvenes next week.


Homeless tent cities grow in the West

Ira Birkenfeld works with homeless people in Reno, Nevada.


New Haven leaders say, “Show us good jobs!”

NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- The need for good jobs brought New Haven community and union leaders to Mayor John DeStefano's office on May 19.


New foreclosures down, repossessions rise in April

With over 12 percent of current mortgages in danger of default - close to 7 million homes - foreclosure notices made a slight drop in April signaling a potential bottoming out of the housing crisis.


From Gulf Coast: We are more than fishermen, we are farmers of the sea

YCLOSKEY, La. - Brad Robin has been an oyster fisherman all his life, like four of his six brothers and his 84-year-old father.


MoveOn urges fight to “Take back America” from corporations

SEQUIM, Wash. — More than 250 Olympic Peninsula residents crowded a MoveOn.org forum here the evening of May 4 to denounce corporate greed and its stranglehold on government.


Texas could become top Cuba trading partner

The Port of Houston has gained permission for its container vessels to sail to Cuba, and the trade and jobs potential is big.

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