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As Amazon moves in, New York’s homeless forced to move on

Long Island City’s skyline. Photo courtesy of Wikipedia Nestled between rising luxury apartments and the country’s largest public housing development lies the future home of Amazon’s new headquarters. For the low-income and homeless residents in Long Island City, the incoming business serves as a reminder of rampant gentrification and social injustice. Felix Guzman, 37, is homeless and has spent time […]

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Trump’s tariffs on solar energy may damage fast growing industry

 President Donald Trump recently imposed tariffs on imported solar energy panels, causing prices to go up by 30 percent and creating a major roadblock for the solar sector, one of the most rapidly expanding industries in the United States. “It boggles my mind that this president – any president, really – would voluntarily choose to damage one of the […]

Suits and job training offer hope to veterans
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Suits and job training offer hope to veterans

In 1980 veteran, Nelson Quinones, was rushing to get to the car repair company where he worked when he was hit in a head-on collision that left him with a cracked skull and a broken leg. His two-month recovery in the hospital cost him his job and he needed to turn to veteran programs to help him get back to […]

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International students struggle to find jobs in the U.S.

They have to deal with restrictive visa requirements and limited jobs opportunities because of their limited visa status.

Rebuilding Detroit: Obama says, “Yes, we can”
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Rebuilding Detroit: Obama says, “Yes, we can”

Pavement Pieces looks at a city’s fight to come back and the issues that get in its way

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Immigrants help economic growth but still face discrimination

Immigrants bring more business to New York but some say they take jobs.

In new job market, older women struggle to find work
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In new job market, older women struggle to find work

Some women say they’re being judged not by their resumes but by their age.