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Daily Archives: November 13th, 2012

Occupy offshoot launches “Rolling Jubilee”

Excerpt: Last week an off­shoot of Occu­py Wall Street launched Rolling Jubilee, a new project billed as “a bailout for the 99%”. The project, which has been gen­er­at­ing con­sid­er­able inter­est in the finan­cial press, aims to help out ordi­nary Amer­i­cans by pur­chas­ing and abol­ish­ing their debt. It’s a nov­el idea: Banks sell debt for pen­nies on […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Core Encyclopedia Topics, Economic Security
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U.S. Representative Suzan DelBene sworn into office as our newest member of Congress

Excerpt: All of us at NPI would like to extend our warmest con­grat­u­la­tions to our good friend Suzan Del­Bene, who, as of today, is the newest mem­ber of Con­gress from the great state of Wash­ing­ton, suc­ceed­ing our gov­er­nor-elect. Suzan, as most read­ers like­ly know, was eas­i­ly elect­ed to serve out the remain­der of Jay Inslee’s term […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Breaking News, Elections, Public Service
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