7:55 - Introducing Andy the volunteer

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7:50 p.m. - National Unemployment for Freelancers

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7:45

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7:43 p.m.

Sara...

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7:20 p.m. - Unincorporated Business What?

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7:07 p.m.

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Liveblogging from Cocktails for a Cause

Tonight will see a number of firsts for Freelancers Union. For one, we are having Cocktails for a Cause, gathering New York freelancers to talk about the economy's effect on their livelihood and to develop our course of action. Tonight's conversation will incorporate our existing campaign to repeal...

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Unemployment on Our Minds

We're being bombarded with depressing news about the economic downturn/recession, and freelancers have clearly been feeling the pinch in their everyday lives.

That may be why it hurts to read what little good news there is, like that "New York Allots another $2 Billion for Unemployment Benefits" or...

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Are (New) Unions the Answer?

As we read on the Drum Major Institute's blog, American union membership has been growing, albeit slightly, after decades of steady decline. These unions have been fundamental in securing employee benefits packages. And, as Robert Reich argues, they could be instrumental in recovering from our current economic crisis by...

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Economic Recovery to Leave Freelancers out in the Cold?

All the news outlets are writing/talking about economic stimulus packages, and you might feel inundated with information about the proposals.

Has anyone out there tried to read the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009? If you’ve managed to get through even a few of the 647 pages...

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