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A protest against RBC's investments in the tar sands.
Kevin Edmonds | The outrage is certainly understandable -- as one would think that RBC with its more than $2 billion in first quarter profits could afford to retain these workers -- but the surprise isn't.
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Lindsay Beyerstein | About 100,000 people gathered in Madison, Wisconsin to protest Gov. Scott Walker's new anti-collective bargaining law. The state senate hurriedly passed the bill without a quorum last Wednesday.
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Lindsay Beyerstein | Congressional Republicans and the White House struck an agreement in principle on Monday night to extend all the Bush tax cuts for two more years in exchange for extending unemployment benefits...
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Lindsay Beyerstein | Last week, the Federal Reserve announced a plan to buy an additional $600 billion worth of Treasury bonds in an attempt to stimulate the economy...
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TMC MediaWire Blogger, Zach Carter | The U.S. economy may finally be bottoming out. But if the worst is really behind us, we are likely facing a painful period of “growth” that looks very much like the present.