Here’s an opportunity to step forward and help a struggling but determined 99er:  Your small contribution can go a long way toward helping a struggling woman who is nearly homeless. Alexandra Jarrin has been profiled at and She is doing all the right things to get her life back on track, but housing is her most […]

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“Hope is gone. The future is terrifying.” Those were the sentiments of D.V. from Modesto, CA, concerning her and her husband’s job situation. She was a Case Manager and he was a company representative; both were laid off in 2009. Since then, “My husband and I went from making $150K a year to scraping out […]

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A post from Robert Reich tells the story of how there is so little attention being paid to job creation. It’s an excellent read and it shows how both parties are not giving serious effort to the jobs crisis. They all have a job, so why worry about the 22 million unemployed and underemployed. What […]

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