With the New York Stock Exchange as the backdrop, a collection of labor leaders and more than 300 workers converged in the Wall Street area this afternoon to condemn the Bush administrations proposed $700 billion bailout of the financial system at the very moment that Congressional leaders agreed on the broad outlines of the economic rescue package. The lunchtime rally, coming as lawmakers in Washington were furiously working to come to a final agreement on the bailout plan, offered strong language urging the administration to remember the concerns of average working Americans. continue reading

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