Sunday, November 28, 2021

Tag: job growth

Solar jobs take a hit after seven years of rapid growth

"After six years of rapid and steady growth, the solar industry faced headwinds that led to a dip in employment in 2017."

Job Growth Stays Steady While Wage Growth Fails To Take Off

August job growth was fueled by food and drinking places, social assistance, professional and technical services, finance, and health care.

Why We Need a Guaranteed Income. Soon.

Here is a thought on Labor Day: Our jobs are disappearing. And while large corporations and the super-rich have little care for the average people, it's time we consider the dangerously divided world we've created for generations to come.

The Upsurge in Uncertain Work

In this “irregular” economy, the result is the same: no predictable earnings or hours. But could the majority of the American labor force become fungible, sought only for reliability and low cost?

Another Fight for 15: A $15,000 Dividend for Every American Family

Could a national dividend help fix the economy? Paul Buchheit shares several powerful reasons why this should happen, but it all depends on if Congress is willing to fight for the American people.

The Federal Reserve Board’s Plan to Kill Jobs

It's time Americans rally against the Fed’s interest rate policies and let them know how they feel about raising interest rates to kill jobs. Join the Center for Popular Democracy grassroots campaign to stop the Fed from its deliberate acts.

Back to the Nineteenth Century

The argument that the growth of on-demand jobs are less predictable and secure for workers is similar to the “freedom of contract” argument, which took place in the late nineteenth century. Are we heading back in time?

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Sociology can help the climate crisis

Climate change is caused by people acting in groups, after all, and sociology is the study of people acting in groups.

Ethiopia conflict by US design

The U.S. and her puppets (UK, EU etc) have, to the incredulity of many, stood behind the terrorists and not the government of Ethiopia, or the Ethiopian people.

Democrats, WAKE UP to the threat of the enemy within

Our democracy’s very existence hangs in the balance.

Normalizing vigilantism? The American right’s reaction to the Rittenhouse verdict

“This might be interpreted across the far right as a type of permission slip to do this kind of thing or to seek out altercations in this way.”

The scary rise of private intelligence companies

In almost every aspect of life, things that used to be done by governments are being outsourced to the private sector with often predictably bad results.