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Unemployment becomes chronic in the US
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Unemployment becomes chronic in the US

An overshadowed statistic in federal data, long-term unemployment (LTU) is one of the most poignant social irregularities for millions of American families, as well as an example of Washington’s disrespect for human rights.   Jorge V. Jaime   People looking for work for six months or more join another 120,000 […]

Say ‘no’ to budget cuts
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Say ‘no’ to budget cuts

Economic reform and drastic reductions in the social welfare budget are results of the economic crisis.  A demonstration on 16th February in Newcastle will give people the opportunity to march against the cuts. The vast majority of government austerity measures are characterised by cuts: the culture sector has been one […]

Education comes at a cost in the UK
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Education comes at a cost in the UK

David Cameron is allowing British universities to charge up to £9,000 in tuition fees, resulting in debt for young Brits, before they’ve even begun to build their own lives. Iria Leiros Perez The economic crisis has hit the most underprivileged hard, leaving them without work. As a consequence, many are […]