Economy

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
September 04, 2014

Billions for the rich, little for the poor.

New Report: Health Care Costs Are Escalating Much More Slowly
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
August 31, 2014

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

Happy Labor Day. Are Unions Dead?
August 31, 2014

No, says an expert and former labor official. But they're in trouble.

Why the $#&@! Did Your Airline Cancel Your Flight Today? They Had a Very Good Reason.
August 28, 2014

An airline-industry expert explains why you get screwed over—and how to avoid it.

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
August 20, 2014

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

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