Saturday, November 16, 2019

Tag: unemployment

Job growth bounces back in June, but unemployment edges upward

While workers are seeing modest real wage growth, it is much less than would be expected with the lowest unemployment rate in 50 years.

Getting poorer while working harder: The ‘cliff effect’

In addition to boosting wages, it will take major policy changes, like making child care more universally available and affordable, to offset the skyrocketing costs of living for American workers.

Facts that privileged Americans don’t want us to know

The following facts should have been reported by the mainstream media, but unfortunately most of that media is controlled by the very people who have reason to hide the facts.

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.

Why wages are going nowhere

The combination of high corporate profits and growing corporate political power has created a vicious cycle.

Record 95,102,000 Americans not in labor force; unemployment rate more like...

The reality of the unemployment situation inside the U.S. is much grimmer than any politician or bureaucrat would ever want to admit.

Jobs Report: Unfinished Business As Unemployment Falls Below 5 Percent

The biggest mistake policymakers in Washington could make right now is to assume that what we're seeing right now resembles actual "full employment."

Chris Christie Refuses to Help Unemployed New Jersey Residents Hold Onto...

Thousands of residents in New Jersey will soon lose their food stamps because of Gov. Chris Christie.

Five Great American Hypocrisies

Which of the American 'exceptionalism' is most outrageous and destructive? Paul Buchheit discusses the top five hypocrisies of the super-patriots willing to overlook their own faults as they place themselves above other people.

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Peruvian innovators launch banana leaf biodegradable dishes to combat plastic consumption

Chewa Plant aims to manufacture and commercialize the disposable dishes to help reduce plastic consumption and the pollution it causes.

In a step towards justice, US Senate passes bill with funds for missing and...

Lack of sufficient data and jurisdictional issues has been a huge obstacle for finding justice for Indigenous women that are victims of violence.

Why use the Ukraine to impeach Trump when you’ve got the emoluments clause (and...

In any event, it’s not too late to add the Hatch Act and Emoluments Clause issues if the Ukrainian case looks weak.

Will America double-down — learning nada from Trump failures?

Fool us once, shame on you, fool us twice . . . and mayhem reigns.

Demanding Kavanaugh impeachment, law students launch nationwide strike against illegitimate justice

"We cannot accept a system that empowers a man who repeatedly lied under oath and a judiciary review process that only performs a sham of an investigation into his misconduct."