Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Tag: jobs

The costs of a casual job are now outweighing any pay...

The evidence on hourly wage differences leads us to conclude that casual workers are not being adequately compensated for the lack of paid leave, or for other forms of insecurity they face.

A New Bill of Rights for Workers: 10 demands the labor...

It is time for unions to return to demanding workers’ rights without apology. 

American workers seek trade enforcement, not protection

A good first step would be imposing Trade Expansion Act penalties that are as strong as American defense must be.

A government in a state of paralysis; no plan, no vision...

It’s time to begin the process of cleaning house and sweeping these grossly incompetent politicians out of Washington.

Stop blaming workers, the bosses made this mess

Immigration reform cannot be separated from labor and trade reform. We can't fix the former without dealing with the other two.

The 21st Century presented America with exciting new opportunities; what in...

The stagnation, the regression that plagues America will continue. One day the people of America might rise up to put an end to it. But when is that ever going to happen?

What our grandchildren will do when the jobs are gone

These are the jobs that should command respect, now and in the future.

Trade denialism continues: Trade really did kill manufacturing jobs

This level of dishonesty separates trade out from most other areas of public debate.

Trump’s job boast

“The entire announcement appears to be a restatement of commitments that were first made informally as early as 2015, and made more formally in early 2016, at least six months before the election.”

Funny, there are no workers on the White House jobs panel

Trump’s whole “jobs” panel is made up of Wall Street banksters and corporate powers.

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House passes $740 billion defense bill amid the major struggles of the pandemic

“In the midst of a pandemic—as people across the country struggle to make rent, to pay their bills, to survive a deadly disease—it should be unthinkable.”

U.S. Cold War China policy will isolate the U.S, not China

The U.S. must stop pursuing its counterproductive effort to undermine China, and instead work with all our neighbors on this small planet.

Physicists: 90% chance of human society collapsing within decades

The model developed by the physicists depicts human population growth reaching a maximum level that is undermined by the shrinking of forests, which will not have enough resources left to sustain people.

Bernie groups break free of Dems: New party rising?

The beauty of the foregoing strategy is that it seeks a viable new party through a graduated series of accomplishable, grassroots-based electoral successes.
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Comparing poverty in India and America

But how does this compare to the worst forms of poverty in other countries?