This week The Dylan Ratigan show kicked off the last leg their Steel on Wheels tour with a three-day Energy Summit. From the show: March 31 we will be streaming our Town Hall panel live from Oklahoma State University at 8PM EST / 7PM CST.  We’ve gathered a great group of panelists to discuss the topic […]

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Last week saw a number of state actions regarding unemployment benefits. Some actions were helpful while others could be punishing to the unemployed and future unemployed. In fact, some actions were good, some were bad and one was simply ugly. State legislators in FL and MO considered decreasing the number of weeks that a jobless […]

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During December 2010, Alexandra Jarrin a unemployed Vermonter, organized a “Letters to Bernie” campaign, where she encouraged the long-term unemployed to send their unemployment stories to Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT). Sen. Sanders had courageously filibustered President Obama’s and the Republican’s tax cut compromise as well as supported the extension of unemployment benefits to all unemployed.  Ms. […]

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