Tier 5

“How does someone explain to their child that they can have a place to live and maybe stay warm in the winter, but in order to do that they won’t have any food to eat? Or they can eat, but may not have a secure place to live? Just try to explain those adult decisions […]

Continue reading about Unemployed 99er Toni Boughner is “Trying to Remain Optimistic in The Face of Gathering Doom”

The following letter from a desperate and hopeless 99er named Mark was brought to my attention by another hard working 99er, Bud Meyers, of http://acompanyofone.org. Mark’s contact information is not yet available, but a number of 99ers are trying to find his whereabouts. Many 99ers, unemployed, and vulnerable Americans will be able to relate to Mark’s […]

Continue reading about A heartbreaking letter from an unemployed 99er who has given up all hope

“A job is a right, fight, fight, fight!” was the protest call offered by a group of 20 NY/NJ 99ers who are seeking passage of jobs and Tier 5 unemployment benefits legislation during the upcoming lame duck congressional session. The 800 pound gorillas in the financial recovery room are the unemployed. Politicians and financial gurus […]

Continue reading about 99ers demonstrating for jobs and Tier 5 stand tall by sitting down in NYC