The following White House petition was written by Bud Meyers who is an advocate for 99ers and the long-term unemployed. He writes his own blog at http://bud-meyers.blogspot.com/ that is worth a read, since he is so close to the action surrounding the unemployment crisis facing this nation. Please take the time to read and sign the following petition. 5000 […]

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President Obama recently addressed the nation during a joint session of Congress and the main theme of that address was the need to create jobs, lots of jobs, millions of jobs. The Great Recession has cost US workers millions of jobs and those jobs have not come back as quickly as they disappeared and in […]

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Originally posted at AlterNet Where are the jobs? That question is on the minds of millions of Americans who have lost jobs during the Great Recession. During this historically lean jobs creation period, finding a new job often requires thinking outside the box. And you can’t think much further outside the job search box than […]

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