Tuesday, 6 March 2012

Top 1% in the US Enjoyed 93% of Economic Recovery in 2010: Report

March 6, 2012 by Common Dreams
In the wake of the financial crisis of 2008 and the recession that followed, huge numbers of US workers lost their jobs, homes were lost to foreclosure, and most found themselves in the most precarious economic shape of their lives. Full story here.


Occupy Winnipeg. PLT photo

Midwest Tornadoes: Record Week Of Twisters Hit America's Heartland

By Sharon Begley - Huffington Post - Mar 6 - 2012 
Courtesy of Huffington Post
NEW YORK, March 5 (Reuters) - When at least 80 tornadoes rampaged across the United States, from the Midwest to the Gulf of Mexico, last Friday, it was more than is typically observed during the entire…Full story here.