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Finland To Trial A Universal Basic Income For The Unemployed (VIDEO)

Finland To Trial A Universal Basic Income For The Unemployed (VIDEO)

The world is changing. Human cashiers at grocery stores are being replaced by machines that let customers check their items out themselves. Long haul truckers and taxi cab drivers will soon be replaced by autonomous vehicles. Technology is putting people out of work, as are the forces of globalization. When there’s no need for unskilled workers, […]

We Must Extend Unemployment Benefits. Now!

We Must Extend Unemployment Benefits. Now!

We must extend unemployment benefits, now. A key procedural vote on a politically charged proposal to extend long-term unemployment insurance affecting some 1.3 million Americans was postponed Monday due to the absence of 17 Senators. Their absence was due to travel delays due to the inclement weather across the country.?The vote was reset for 10 […]

Republicans Blamed For ‘Kicking Unemployed Americans To The Curb’

Republicans Blamed For ‘Kicking Unemployed Americans To The Curb’

                    In a new liberal ad sponsored by Americans United for Change (AUFC), viewers are urged to demand that Republicans restore unemployment insurance?benefits to the 1.3 million Americans who will be losing them starting December 28. The ad reminds us that Congress “protected billions in taxpayer […]