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When the tax man cometh, will you be ready? 11.2.2009 MinnPost

Americans will spend more this year on taxes than on food, housing and clothing combined. But 78 percent of taxpayers don't even know what tax bracket they are in. Taxpayers are more inclined to clip coupons or negotiate a mortgage than do what it takes to reduce our largest bill of all — taxes.

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Job Market for Economists Is Dismal 11.2.2009 Wall St. Journal: Economy
The financial crisis has dried up economist jobs at hedge funds and Wall Street, leaving schools with more candidates to choose from.
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Rachel's Democracy & Health News #997 10.2.2009 Organic Consumers Association News Headlines
Rachel's Democracy & Health News #997
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Kerry Trueman: The Politician Who's Ready to Reclaim Our Food Chain Now 10.2.2009 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
While Obama and Tom Vilsack have given lip service to the merits of Michael Pollan's proposals, our bold Manhattan borough president has been busy actively working to implement them.
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Afghan Women Struggle to Be Heard 10.2.2009 Daily Headlines (RSS)

WASHINGTON, Feb 10 (OneWorld.net) - Afghan women who choose to speak out for their rights, go to school, or pursue a career are frequently assassinated or chased out of the country by Taliban members, who at times are offered bounty for each woman or girl attacked. But that's not stopping many of these women, writes journalist Alisa Tang.

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The Web of Aid 10.2.2009 Daily Headlines (RSS)

WASHINGTON, Feb 10 (OneWorld.net) - Individuals and institutions around the world play vital roles in getting resources to the people who need them most.

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UBS Posts Loss, Plans Job Cuts 10.2.2009 Wall St. Journal: US
UBS reported a narrower fourth-quarter net loss and said it will cut jobs in its investment banking ...
Detroit: Arsenal of Creativity 9.2.2009 WireTap Magazine
With Detroit's auto industry in decline, activists argue for a media-based economy to change the city's fortunes.
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Colleges see rush to retrain 9.2.2009 Rocky Mountain News: Education
Since the economy began to tank last year, scores of adults - including many who have been laid-off - are going back to college to brush up on their skills or learn new ones. Their goal: a steady paycheck.
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Recession sending more students to comm. colleges 9.2.2009 Seattle Times: Nation & World
College freshman Elizabeth Hebert's choice of a four-year school suddenly got too expensive. George Haseltine already has a business degree, but he concluded after several layoffs that he needed more training to get work.
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Job Scams: Recession Turns Ugly 8.2.2009 WSJ: Most Emailed Today
A growing number of phony job-recruitment and work-at-home schemes are being reported targeting Americans desperate for cash to pay the ...
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Local Organic Food & Farming Can Help Revitalize the Economy 8.2.2009 Organic Consumers Association News Headlines
Local Organic Food & Farming Can Help Revitalize the Economy
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What is the Future of Healthcare Reform Following Daschle Withdrawing Health Sec. Nomination? 4.2.2009 Democracy Now!
In what is being described as the first major setback of Barack Obama's presidency, Tom Daschle has withdrawn his nomination as Secretary of Health and Human Services over his failure to pay tens of thousands of dollars in personal taxes. What will this mean for healthcare reform? We speak to Richard Kirsch of Healthcare for America Now. [includes rush transcript]
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What is the Future of Healthcare Reform Following Daschle Withdrawing Health Sec. Nomination? 4.2.2009 Democracy Now!
In what is being described as the first major setback of Barack Obama's presidency, Tom Daschle has withdrawn his nomination as Secretary of Health and Human Services over his failure to pay tens of thousands of dollars in personal taxes. What will this mean for healthcare reform? We speak to Richard Kirsch of Healthcare for America Now. [includes rush transcript]
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Now Hiring: Lehman 2.2.2009 Wall St. Journal: Asia
It's bankrupt. Its reputation is in tatters. Yet working for Lehman Brothers -- what remains of it -- has become one of the hottest jobs on Wall ...
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David Korten: "Agenda for a New Economy: From Phantom Wealth to Real Wealth" 26.1.2009 Democracy Now!
As President Barack Obama reveals more details of his $825 billion economic stimulus plan, we turn to David Korten of YES! Magazine. In his new book, Korten argues that the nation faces a monumental economic challenge that goes far beyond anything being discussed in Congress. He writes that now is an opportune moment to move forward an agenda to replace the failed money-serving institutions of our present economy with the institutions of a new economy dedicated to serving life. [includes rush transcript]
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This is what change looks like 26.1.2009 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
"The days of Washington dragging its heels are over." — President Barack Obama, January 26, 2009. This morning, President Barack Obama signed two executive orders that could be remembered as the critical turning point toward achieving real energy independence and stopping global warming. Politically, what President Obama said was at least as important as what he signed. [...]
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What's Your Message for Washington in 2009? 13.1.2009 Green Room
What are your environmental priorities for Congress and the new administration this year? Share your views below and we'll pass them on to House and Senate leaders and the Obama White House.
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Philadelphia's top cop offers a reformist style 22.3.1992 LA Times: Commentary
Outsider: Willie Williams expects resistance if chosen as L.A. police chief. But he is accustomed to tough battles.
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Meet the candidates 1.1.1970 Durango Telegraph
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