21st Century Newswire

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21st Century Newswire #11 [Barclays price rigging u.s. energy, Barclays refuses to pay u.s. fines,

Regulators Fine Barclays $453 Million Over U.S. Energy Price Rigging
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Barclays to fight $453 million power fine in US court

21st Century Newswire #10 [middling jobs numbers, Aussie Dollar, half of america in poverty, economic storm clouds ahead, unemployment in europe catastrophically High

Middling Jobs Numbers Signal a Long Path to Healthy Payrolls
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Aussie Dollar Faces ‘Grave Danger’
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The Real Numbers: Half of America in Poverty — and It’s Creeping Upward
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Economic Storm Clouds Ahead
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Chart of the Day: Unemployment in Europe Is Catastrophically High and Still Getting Worse

21st Century Newswire #9 [World credit cycle, Egyptian liberals, TFA’s civil war, commodities, hungry in the UK]

No saviour in sight as world credit cycle rolls over
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Egyptian Liberals Embrace the Military, Brooking No Dissent
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Teach For America’s Civil War
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Commodities: The Farm Bill
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‘Half a million’ rely on UK food banks

21st Century Newswire #8 [FARC, u.s. Aid to Egypt, Pakistan, Israel, What’s Happened Under Sequestration

Colombia and Farc rebels reach agreement on land reform
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F.A.Q. on U.S. Aid to Egypt
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US govt reduces aid requests for Pakistan
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U.S. aid to Israel totals $233.7b over six decades
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Everything We Know About What’s Happened Under Sequestration

21st Century Newswire #7 [1% of 1% gave almost 2 billion $ to 2012 federal campaigns and committees, Voting rights act gutted]

How 31,385 people fund national elections
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Supreme Court guts key part of landmark Voting Rights Act

21st Century Newswire #6 [ Fast food industry, subsidies, wage theft, workers organize and strike ]

Fast Food Workers Striking in Seattle
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How Billions In Tax Dollars Subsidize The Junk Food Industry
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Survey:84% Fast Food Workers Victims of Wage Theft from Employers
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Billions In Farm Subsidies Underwrite Junk Food, Study Finds

21st Century Newswire #5 [Inequality, Joblessness shortens life span, Corporations write the laws, Gen-x hit the hardest by Recession, The sequester]

Insane Levels of Inequality – Which Hurt the Economy – Are Skyrocketing
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Joblessness Shortens Lifespan of Least Educated White Women, Research Says
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Congress Still Puts Out for Wall Street
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Generation X Hit Hardest By Recession
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Striking Back at the Sequester

21st Century Newswire #4 [ Spending cuts grow…Media coverage drops, Obama Accepting Sequestration ]

REPORT: As Pain From Spending Cuts Grows, Media Coverage Drops
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Obama Accepting Sequestration as Deficit Shrinks

21st Century Newswire #3 [Half of America in Poverty – and it’s Creeping Upward ]

The Real Numbers: Half of America in Poverty — and It’s Creeping Upward
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The U.S. Ranks Ninth-To-Last In Work-Life Balance

21st Century Newswire #2 [ Some of the poorest excluded by States’ Policies, Insurance Co. Seeks Premium Increase ]


States’ Policies on Health Care Exclude Some of the Poorest

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Health Insurance Premium Increase Sought By Big Company Citing Obamacare