Making a difference: Freelancers volunteer in their local communities

Making a difference: Freelancers volunteer in their local communities

Many freelancers choose to work independently because they want to live more balanced lives. They make time for family and cultural pursuits, but many are also committed to making a difference in their communities by organizing for social change.

Because freelancers often understand the importance of balance, creativity, and worker...

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The Unemployment Numbers are a Sham

The new December unemployment numbers will come out tomorrow. I've been saying for a long time these numbers are simply wrong. Here is a piece I originally wrote back in September for PBS Newshour's Making $ense blog. The argument is still the same.

When the unemployment numbers are...

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Go Out & Vote!

Go Out & Vote!

As freelancers, we need to make sure that our country is freelancer-friendly. It’s time to let your voice be heard!

Election day in New York is here again and we’re hoping to see our fellow freelance friends at the polls today.

According to the group Nonprofit VOTE, only...

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Everything you need to know about voting in the NYC primary

Everything you need to know about voting in the NYC primary

It’s Primary Day tomorrow, and many races for New York City public office are neck and neck. We hope you’re planning to vote! This is definitely a race where just one vote could make the difference.

Not sure where to vote? Can’t remember if you registered? Here...

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NYC Comptroller Race 2013: Scott Stringer

NYC Comptroller Race 2013: Scott Stringer

We want New York City to be a freelance-friendly city.  As the collective voice of our New York City members, Freelancers Union sent questionnaires to the 2013 candidates for city-wide public office to get their take on issues important to freelancers.  

Over the next several weeks, we will be posting...

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NYC Mayor Race 2013: Bill Thompson

NYC Mayor Race 2013: Bill Thompson

We want New York City to be a freelance-friendly city.  As the collective voice of our New York City members, Freelancers Union sent questionnaires to the 2013 candidates for city-wide public office to get their take on issues important to freelancers.  

Over the next several weeks, we will be posting...

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NYC Mayor Race 2013: Sal Albanese

NYC Mayor Race 2013: Sal Albanese

We want New York City to be a freelance-friendly city.  As the collective voice of our New York City members, Freelancers Union sent questionnaires to the 2013 candidates for city-wide public office to get their take on issues important to freelancers.  

Over the next several weeks, we will be posting...

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NYC Mayor Race 2013: Bill de Blasio

NYC Mayor Race 2013: Bill de Blasio

We want New York City to be a freelance-friendly city.  As the collective voice of our New York City members, Freelancers Union sent questionnaires to the 2013 candidates for city-wide public office to get their take on issues important to freelancers.  

Over the next several weeks, we will be posting...

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Freelancers Union Endorses Daniel Squadron for Public Advocate

Freelancers Union Endorses Daniel Squadron for Public Advocate

Freelancers Union is excited to endorse Daniel Squadron for Public Advocate of New York City. In a crowded field of qualified candidates, he has consistently shown that he understands the issues facing freelancers in New York City and has worked to make their lives easier. 

As a New York State...

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NYC Public Advocate Race 2013: Letitia James

NYC Public Advocate Race 2013: Letitia James

We want New York City to be a freelance-friendly city.  As the collective voice of our New York City members, Freelancers Union sent questionnaires to the 2013 candidates for city-wide public office to get their take on issues important to freelancers. 

Over the next several weeks, we will be posting...

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