Post Tagged with: "unemployment insurance"

The President Is Doing Something Amazing For Working Class Americans Who Lose Their Jobs (VIDEO)

The President Is Doing Something Amazing For Working Class Americans Who Lose Their Jobs (VIDEO)

The president just gave working class America some incredibly good news.

by Charles Topher· · News
Elizabeth Warren Comes Out Swinging For The Unemployed (VIDEO)

Elizabeth Warren Comes Out Swinging For The Unemployed (VIDEO)

Senator Elizabeth Warren went on the Senate floor on Monday evening with the passion to inform through clear lenses. She blasted the GOP for blocking an extension of the federal unemployment insurance that expired at the end of last year. Elizabeth Warren began by reminding senators what brought the country […]

by The Liberal· · News
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This GOP Governor’s Excuse For Slashing Jobless Benefits Is An Outrageous Lie (VIDEO)

NC Governor Pat McCrory justified cutting unemployment insurance benefits by claiming they were so generous, moochers were moving there just to get them.

by Ellen Brodsky· · News
Photo with liberal inserting flower in police officer's gun: Video screen grab/Group Love's "Ways to Go."

15 Phrases “Progressives” Need To Ditch (And What We Can Say Instead)

Why do we keep losing the fight for fairness, peace and prosperity? It’s time to stop letting the Right twist words and define the debate.

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North Carolina Pays For Its 20-Year-Old Tax Cuts By Punishing The Unemployed

For those who will continue to receive benefits, the maximum benefits from go from $535 a week down to $350 a week.

by Wendi Petit· · News
I’m Receiving Unemployment: What Now?

I’m Receiving Unemployment: What Now?

Post fiscal cliff deal: If you’re collecting unemployment or extended unemployment, your earned benefits will continue unchanged.

For Unemployed Americans, Yesterday WAS The End Of The World

For Unemployed Americans, Yesterday WAS The End Of The World

For two to three million unemployed people, as of yesterday, Saturday, December 29th, you have received your last $400-ish per week unemployment check.

by Tiffany Willis· · News
New Study Demolishes Right-Wing Mantra About The ‘Lazy’ Unemployed

New Study Demolishes Right-Wing Mantra About The ‘Lazy’ Unemployed

Unemployed people waiving benefits saved the government upwards of a billion dollars during the recession.

by Liberal Lamp Post· · News
When Republicans Were Great: The Once and Future GOP

When Republicans Were Great: The Once and Future GOP

The Republican party of history was much better than the right-wing ideological mess that the GOP is today.

American Socialism

American Socialism

We’re all American Socialists whether we know it or not.

If You’re Going to Declare War on the Unemployed, at Least Have the Decency to Own Up to it

If You’re Going to Declare War on the Unemployed, at Least Have the Decency to Own Up to it

If you believe, as many Republicans seem to, that those out of work are simply not working hard enough to find a job, then you’re going to view the unemployed with contempt. And why would you agree to assist those you hold in contempt?

Can’t Find A Job? It Might Be That Cushy Unemployment ‘Lifestyle’

Can’t Find A Job? It Might Be That Cushy Unemployment ‘Lifestyle’

Unemployment benefits in Tennessee average about $285 a week, which over a month, equals rent and some food. Forget ‘extras’ like phone and internet, which could be required to find a job. And if you’re unemployed you’d better not even think about getting sick because insurance and the medical care are just luxuries you can’t afford.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
A man carries a young boy who was rescued after being trapped in his home (Mike Gullett, Associated Press) http://articles.latimes.com/2011/may/23/nation/la-na-tornadoes-20110523

Stop the Socialist FEMA Takeover of the Midwest

A satirical and sardonic look at the Republican anti-government agenda and FEMA aid.