Economy

Posted by Raven | April 7, 2012

There are new emerging movements online that differ from their identity-based or multi-issue predecessors, ones that bring new people into the progressive movement and represent an exciting evolution of our...

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Posted by Raven | April 7, 2012

In Rhode Island, public transit service is under perennial threat of service cuts and fare increases due to a flawed funding mechanism, the gas tax. Transit systems around the country—from...

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Posted by Raven | April 7, 2012

The Occupy movement has been taking homes throughout the year and plans to continue throughout the summer. What does this campaign contribute to larger progressive goals? Should the progressive movement...

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Posted by Raven | April 7, 2012

Leveraging a weak economy and a diminished union base, corporations are now expecting more and more out of their workers while offering less and less in return. This panel will...

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Posted by Raven | April 7, 2012

Wall Street crashed our economy, perpetrated widespread fraud on millions of homeowners, bankrupted our communities and continues to inject unfettered corporate money into our democracy. That's the bad news. The...

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Posted by Raven | April 7, 2012

Building on investigative reporting in WIRED Magazine and the New York Times, this session will explore why a company so good at design is so lousy at high-tech manufacturing, particularly...

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Posted by Raven | April 7, 2012

Despite the fact that we've been in a foreclosure crisis for more than four years, precious little attention has been paid to how banks have used faked documents to steal...

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Posted by Raven | April 7, 2012

Years worth of bailouts and bank regulation debates have placed a new level of political focus on the Federal Reserve. It has been a topic for the Occupy movement and...

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Posted by Raven | April 7, 2012

The Occupy movement created a major opportunity and an imperative for progressives: Figure out what a new system, one that isn't based solely on individual greed and a race to...

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