Saturday, May 30, 2020

Tag: jobs

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.

Is the economy growing too fast? Interest rates and the fed

The potential gains from allowing the economy to continue to grow and for the unemployment rate to drop further are enormous.

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.

The Collapse of the Middle-Class Job

How to pay for a solution? A financial speculation tax on the rich and, for the poor, a tradeoff of safety net benefits for the security of a guaranteed income.

America’s 21st Century Government: The Worst In This Country’s History?

“This 21st Century U.S. government’s achievements are virtually non-existent while its failures are monumental. That’s why I believe that historians of the future will conclude that it is the worst in American history.”

The Violent Image That America Projects To the World

“That respect and admiration that America once received is being steadily eroded largely because of the policies that the U.S. government is pursuing foreign affairs and domestic matters.”

Our Jobs Are Disappearing

We can't wait around for a 19th-century recovery. We need a new paradigm. We need guaranteed jobs.

TPP Trade Deal Will Cost US 448,000 Jobs, Say Researchers

Two recent economic reports have contradicted the claims that jobs will increase. They have shown that, more than likely, the deal will lead to a loss of jobs.

U.S. Solar Created More Jobs Than Oil And Gas Extraction

One out of every 83 jobs created in the United States over the last year was in the solar industry.

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.

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“Gilead did not make this drug alone. The public has a stake and must have a say in setting the price.”

ReOpen America rally-goers are members of Trump’s death cult

This past week, protests erupted calling for a 'reopening of America,' which is the obvious conclusion to the election of Donald Trump to the Presidency.