Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Tag: employment

Study shows large minimum wage hikes boost both earnings and employment

In the absence of federal action, a record number of U.S. jurisdictions are set to raise their minimum wages in 2023—in many cases above $15 an hour.

Rethinking employment in the Biden-Harris era

And my own looming job crisis...

America’s widening inequality of place

This inequality is unsustainable. It’s literally tearing America apart.

Unemployment falls to lowest level since 1969 as economy adds 134,000...

In spite of the unusually low unemployment rate there is little evidence of wage acceleration.

Over 90 percent of UPS Teamsters just voted to strike

It would be the largest strike the country has seen in decades.

Behind the job numbers, millions are being left behind

White, black, male, female: Together, millions of these voters face a shared future filled with risks and challenges. They know their own realities better than many of the so-called experts do.

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ICC prosecutor seeks arrest warrants for Netanyahu and Hamas leaders for war crimes and...

The International Criminal Court’s chief prosecutor applies for arrest warrants against Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu, Defense Minister Gallant, and top Hamas leaders, charging them with war crimes and crimes against humanity from the October 7 attacks and ensuing Gaza conflict.

Trump’s brash profligacy panders to MAGA fantasies of sex, money, crime, and evasion

Lying, predation and mob loyalty are in – join the cult con, grab “whatever you deserve.”

Samuel Alito flew upside-down flag, symbol of Trump support, days after Jan. 6

“Supreme Court justices should be held to the highest ethical standards, not the lowest.”

Global solidarity marches held to demand cease-fire in Gaza

“We would need to invent brand new words to adequately describe the situation that Palestinians in Gaza find themselves in today.

The dead end of liberal American Zionism

“I am now persuaded that Israel is engaged in genocide against Palestinians in Gaza.”