Economy

Unemployed Americans Are Miserable, and Republicans Are Making It Worse
August 20, 2014

Extending unemployment insurance would reduce the misery of the jobless.

Wrecking an Economy Means Never Having to Say You're Sorry
Why Wall Street should be thrilled with the government's billion-dollar settlements
August 20, 2014

They're getting a slap on the wrist when twhat they deserve is a jail sentence.

GRAPH: Government Employment Is Way Down Under Obama
August 04, 2014

Public sector payrolls have shrunk considerably over the past five-plus years.

When Workers Own Their Companies, Everyone Wins
How a very old economic model could help the new economy
August 01, 2014

How a very old economic model could help the new economy.

July Jobs Report: Slow, Steady Job Growth Continues
August 01, 2014

Things are better, but we still have a ways to go.

Here's One Reason We Need Immigrants
Without them, the population of U.S. children would be shrinking
July 28, 2014

Without them, the population of children in this country would be shrinking

Slumlord Millionaires
Wall Street's new scheme to profit off poor people
July 24, 2014

An exploitative new scheme to profit off the poor

CNBC's Rick Santelli Was Embarrassed on Live TV for Being Wrong About the Economy. But He's Hardly Alone.
July 14, 2014

“Rick, it’s impossible for you to have been more wrong,” said a colleague live on air.

Yes, Millennials Actually Are Living in Their Parents' Basements
This isn't just another bogus trend—and these numbers prove it
July 09, 2014

Writers are saying the trend is bogus—but these numbers show it isn't.

Conservatives Hurt the Economy When They Downplay a Good Jobs Report—But It's a Rational and Effective Strategy
July 09, 2014

Fox News has every incentive to downplay any good news for Obama—and the result is disastrous.

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