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American Jobs Act insufficient; more assistance urgent

Daniel Merritt

September 22, 2011

Employment has lagged behind economic recovery. We need jobs and we need them now. President Obama's recent push in Washington has been for a piece of legislation known as the American Jobs Act, a piece of legislation aimed at stimulating employment. Although the act would be an excellent step towards...

War has become business

Heather Nichols-Haining

April 8, 2010

The U.S. military is privatizing at an alarming rate. Thousands of troops are now employed by companies such as Blackwater and while many hoped that Obama would decrease this corporate-socialism at least in part, there has been a 23 percent increase in the number of private contractors working in Iraq an...

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