Category Economy

Current Unemployment rate 5.5, with 295,000 jobs being added in February, and 11.4 million individuals are enrolled in Obamacare/ACA

March 2015: U.S. Current Unemployment rate 5.5, with 295,000 jobs being added in February, and now 11.4 million individuals are enrolled in Obamacare/ACA. Current U.S. Gas Prices Avg. $2.129-3.458.

Full Speech Video: President Obama Speaks on Fixing America’s Broken Immigration System

Nov 20, 2014 In an address to the nation, President Obama lays out the executive action he’s taking to fix our nation’s broken immigration system, November 20, 2014. – WhitehouseTweets: Beautiful speech Pres. Obama on immigration. #ImmigrationAction #immigration — Cynthia Kelly (@CynthiaY29) November 21, 2014 The Department of Homeland Security’s website on #ImmigrationAction –> http://t.co/l95Gh4XXja […]

Africa: Stop Exploiting African Miners Through Low Wages, Protest Continue

A strike by South African platinum miners has entered its 15th week after workers rejected the latest wage offer from employers just days from the country’s general elections. The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) has been heavily criticised by mining companies. South African President Jacob Zuma, who has remained relatively quiet on the […]

Report: gap between rich and poor is undermining economic growth

The economic dangers of widening inequality are highlighted in a new report presented at the OECD Forum in Paris. It said the gap between rich and poor is at its highest in decades in many countries, and efforts to tackle that will only succeed if they look beyond income and focus on better access to […]

An explanation on what is happening with Russia and Ukraine Unrest in 2014

Found this great explanation on Reddit, hope that it will help you understand. Link to comment on Reddit. “The version I’ll tell is controversial, but the most accurate. Russian President Vladimir Putin has envisioned a return of Russia to superpower status. In order for the now re-energized nation to do this, it must win influence […]

Video shows evidence of snipers firing at protesters in Kiev

Credit: Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty This video shows security forces and snipers firing. There were renewed clashes between security forces and protesters in Kiev’s Independence Square on February 20 despite a putative ceasefire. Sniper fire was widely reported. Ukrainian Olympian: “I don’t want to participate when in my country people die.” http://huff.to/1h0dXpR euronews: the most […]

Ukraine Protest: Molotov cocktails and fireworks used in intense clashes in Kiev

“Twenty-five people have been killed in fighting between anti-government protesters and police in the capital Kiev, the Ukrainian Health Ministry said, with the Interior Ministry saying nine police officers were among the dead. Ukrainian riot police were still fighting protesters occupying a central Kiev square early on Wednesday after the bloodiest day since the former […]

At Least 25 Killed in Ukraine Protests, Photos, Videos

I can't stop returning to this image from #Kiev earlier today. What words were exchanged? Photo by Vlad Sodel/Reuters pic.twitter.com/EcKJemw7ef — Vaughn Wallace (@vaughnwallace) February 18, 2014     “West readies sanctions. Yanukovich slams coup bid.” – Reuters “Ukraine crisis, EU readies Sanctions” – The Guardian Ukraine’s president is blaming opposition leaders for the latest deadly […]

Kiev, Ukraine Protest 2014, Video, Photos, Links, News

The protest is about the Ukraine governments recent deal with Russia, the people are against it. Also, recently a law was passed banning protest, so of course that must also be protested. The Ukrainian people are calling the new government under their president Viktor Yanukovich totalitarian. They are calling for the president to resign, and the […]

Alaska: Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) vs. Oil Companies

“Alaska Oil (2001): Examining the contentious issue of whether or not to drill for oil in Alaska’s Arctic National wildlife Refuge (ANWR) The area in question is part of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, which oil companies believe contain significant oil reserves. It is also the area where the caribou deer come to calve — […]