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Here's How Austerity Torpedoed The Economic Recovery
Business  (tags: Austerity, Economic Policy, Recovery, Great Recession, Bush Administration, President Obama, Toxic Capitalism, Exploitation )

Brian
- 25 days ago - businessinsider.com
"Most of the political argument has centered on the recovery phase of this cycle, simply because the actual recession began before the Obama administration took office."
As the Rich Get Richer, 75 Percent of the Nation Expects Stagnant or Lower Incomes
Business  (tags: Austerity, Economic Crisis, Obama Administration, Economic Recovery, Oligarchs, Record Profits, Working Class, Declining Wages, Federal Reserve )

Brian
- 25 days ago - truth-out.org
"Despite reassurances from the White House about the economy picking up, a recent survey by the Federal Reserve reveals a far bleaker perception among US wage earners."
Salary of McDonald's CEO Should Be Slashed, Activist Shareholders Say
Business  (tags: Austerity, Corruption, Human rights, Law, Protest, Scandal, USA )

Ray
- 135 days ago - rt.com
The salary of McDonald's CEO Donald Thompson should be slashed by the company's Board of Directors due to the chain's poor performance and the vast difference between his wage and the paychecks of average workers, activist shareholders have said.
900 Wealthiest Americans Exempted From Paying 2014 Social Security Past Jan. 2nd
Business  (tags: Austerity, Global economy, USA )

Ray
- 256 days ago - rt.com
A small, elite group of US citizens has already met their 2014 financial obligation for Social Security two days into the New Year, and will no longer be required to contribute any of their income to the federal program.
The Weak Economy and Deficit Reduction: Deniers and Terrorists
Business  (tags: economy, deficit, austerity, budget cuts, jack lew, treasury )

Brian
- 316 days ago - truth-out.org
"As we approach the 6th anniv. of the downturn with no end in sight, the nation has been treated to the perverse spectacle of our Treasury Sec. celebrating the sharp drop in the deficit... like celebrating a sunny day in a region suffering from drought."
The President, The GOP, And The Grand Bargain To Cut Corporate Taxes
Business  (tags: President Obama, Obama administration, GOP, republicans, grand bargain, collaboration, appeasement, corporate agenda, corporate taxes, low wage, jobs, austerity )

Brian
- 413 days ago - bigstory.ap.org
As part of the government's plan to stimulate the creation of more low wage jobs, the President seeks to appease Republicans with a grand bargain to slash the low corporate tax rate further. Americans can look forward to more austerity cuts.
Propping Up the Recovery
Business  (tags: economic collapse, recession, wall street, bankers, elites, bailout, workers, unemployment, foreclosure, debt, recovery, austerity, low wage, temporary, jobs )

Brian
- 438 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Wall Street and the banks, of course, got a huge bail out. American workers, by contrast, have endured crushing debt, home foreclosure, and prolonged unemployment. But at last, jobs are returning...low wage jobs, temp jobs. That's some recovery.
Citibank Arrests Customers for Trying to Close Accounts   video
Business  (tags: Move Your Money, Credit Unions, Citbank, Bank of America, Chase, MoveYourMoneyProject.org/, Protest, Dissent, #Occupy, Occupation, Austerity, Bailouts )

Wind
- 1065 days ago - youtube.com
MoveYourMoneyProject.org: 23 customers of Citibank found themselves under arrest after being locked in the bank [in] New York by security guards who even forced legitimate Citibank customers going about their daily business back into the bank.
Occupy Everywhere - Together
Business  (tags: Occupation, Occupy New York, Occupy Together, Occupy Everywhere, Protest, Dissent, Corporate Elite, Bailouts, Enron-Worldwide Sellout, Change We Can Heave In, Austerity, Bootstraps, Third World USA )

Wind
- 1075 days ago - facebook.com
Occupy Everywhere. Occupy Together. There was no "Change We [Could] Believe In." We were sold out. They were bailed out (@ 0.25% interest). Stand Up Now - While Your Voices Can Still Be Heard.
   

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