Monthly Archives: April 2011

How Well Does The CPI-W Measure The Average Consumer’s Inflation?

The Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statics (BLS) said in its April CPI-W report that, “Gasoline and food prices continued to rise and together accounted for almost three quarters of the seasonally adjusted all items increase in March. The … Continue reading

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2012 SSA Cola Watch (April Report – Updated Monthly)

Social Security determines its succeeding year’s COLA in October each year by comparing the average CPI-W for July through September of that same year to the average CPI-W for July through September of the last year which produced a COLA. … Continue reading

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The April 4, 2011 “We Are One” Demonstrations – A Huge Success!

The planned “We Are One” demonstrations went off as scheduled on April 4th. Over 1,200 of them, according to the AFL-CIO, their principal sponsor. This is just the beginning. Working Americans are in for a long, hard struggle to maintain … Continue reading

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Solidarity With Our Union Brothers And Sisters

Over the next few days, but primarily on April 4, 2011, there will be more than 600 demonstrations, marches, and protests all across the United States, to, in the words of Michael Moore: DO SOMETHING: Monday, April 4th: We Are … Continue reading

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