Economic crisis in USA, Canada


Economic crisis and fat cats, cartoon

Joblessness among Canada’s youth has risen faster than any other segment of the population: here.

USA: The Long Beach school board will issue 755 pink slips to educators in order to cover $32.6 million in budget cuts. Class sizes will rise from 20 to 30 students per teacher from kindergarten through the third grade: here.

On Tuesday, February 16, transit operators of the San Francisco Municipal Railway (Muni) rejected a $15 million concessions contract negotiated by the city and the union, the Transport Workers Union of America: here.

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