unemployment benefits

Frigid 'Polar Vortex' Puts Homeless in Extreme Danger

January 6, 2014
Adam Schneider: Cities have taken action to house their homeless populations in face of record cold temperatures but fail to prevent and end homelessness

US Unemployment Insurance

December 11, 2013
Most unemployed persons in US do not receive any insurance, while European countries and Japan offer higher benefit levels that last one to two years

Is unemployment "natural"?

April 3, 2013
Jesse Rothstein: Low wages and lack of purchasing power the real structural problem, skills training and more education is not the critical solution

Faced with Police Violence, Thousands return to Spanish Parliament

October 1, 2012

Amid anti-austerity protests throughout Spain, the government announced more than 50 billion dollars in cuts to public spending. In response to the police violence throughout last week and in reaction to the 2013 budget cuts, thousands converged outside the Spanish parliament on Saturday. As expected, the protest was eventually dispersed as riot police plowed into…