Economy

The New Jobs Numbers Are Great. There's Just One Problem...
October 03, 2014

The economy is strengthening, but wages are stagnant.

The Uglier Side of the Hong Kong Protests
"We’ve tried the whole ‘We’re all Chinese people’ thing. It’s not working.”
October 02, 2014

"We’ve tried the whole ‘We’re all Chinese people’ thing. It’s not working.”

Eric Holder's Biggest Failure
Wall Street ruined the economy. Obama's AG let them off too easy.
September 25, 2014

Don't forget that the attorney general's biggest failing hurts all of us. 

The GOP's Jobs Bill Will Create Few Jobs, But Plenty of Debt
September 22, 2014

Turns out, Republicans only care about the deficit in certain situations.

GOP Candidate: Obama Created a "Minimum Wage Economy." That's Wrong.
September 05, 2014

It's a good line. If only it were true.

The Awful New Jobs Report Has One Silver Lining
September 05, 2014

142,000 jobs? Not good. But here's a reason to be optimistic.

The Huge, Regressive Tax Break Right Under Your Roof
A new report shows tax breaks for homeownership favor the rich
September 04, 2014

Billions for the rich, little for the poor.

New Report: Health Care Costs Are Escalating Much More Slowly
But still not clear how long slowdown will last—or why it's happening
September 03, 2014

Less money for the doctor, more money for you

Detroit's Promising Lesson for America's Failing Cities
September 02, 2014

Why the city's bankruptcy might be a good thing.

The Ten Worst-Paying Jobs in America
From fry cooks to the guy parking cars
August 31, 2014

It's Labor Day—time to remember everybody who works, but particularly those who don't make a lot of money.

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