Thursday, May 19, 2022

Tag: job growth

As job gains slow, the Fed and Congress apply the wrong...

This is hardly the time to put on the fiscal brakes.

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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Looks like another ‘bad blue’ just bit the dust

Jamie McLeod-Skinner, as the replacement for Bad Blue Kurt Schrader, would not be beholden to any of the many corporate PACs that supported him.

New documents show how drug companies targeted doctors to increase opioid prescriptions

A trove of recently released documents offers the public an unvarnished look inside those relationships from the perspective of drug companies themselves.

As the planet warms, let’s be clear: We are sacrificing lives for profits

Climate change is the result of a deadly calculus: human lives are worth risking and even losing over the profits of global corporations.

Ukraine

The significance of Ukraine’s struggle certainly doesn’t lie in educating Americans, but perhaps it is finally making us reckon with the costs of war, as we’ve needed to do for so long.