Ross Eisenbrey

Vice President, Economic Policy Institute

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Vice President of the Economic Policy Institute

Ross Eisenbrey on KCRW

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As the Great Recession grinds on, more than two million Americans have had their unemployment benefits cut off this moth could get them back.

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