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Restucture Loans Don’t Repossess Homes

by Jonathan Adams on December 10 2007, 10:04AM

Right now, Jesse Jackson is marching on Wall Street calling for bankers to take responsibility for the looming economic crisis brought on by subprime lending practices. Also called predator lending, Jackson argues that it was large bankers like Goldman Sachs…

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Providence Joins Western Union Boycott

by Sonia Pena on October 10 2007, 11:53AM

by Sonia Peña In a bold move to support immigrants across the world, the Providence, Rhode Island City Council voted unanimously last week to endorse a boycott of Western Union . The boycott, organized by the Transnational Institute for Grassroots…

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Home Care Workers See No Way Out

by The News on May 25 2007, 12:07PM

We’ll have to just forgive the New York Times for its bad headlining of this one. Because “For New York, Big Job Growth,” is a revealing story about New York’s demand on home care service jobs and the trap of…

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