Jobs

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

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

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

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

The Most Absurd Job Titles in America
"Digital Prophet" isn't even the worst one.
July 25, 2014

Retail Jedi? These are pretty cringeworthy.

The New Jobs Numbers Are Great. The Whole Picture Isn't, Yet.
May 02, 2014

On the one hand, on the other hand, on the other hand—yeah, it's one of those reports that makes economics so complicated and annoying.

We've Been Worrying About the Wrong Deficit
April 30, 2014

It's the trade deficit that we should be worrying about.

March Jobs Report: Slow, But Steady Improvement
April 04, 2014

The economy still hasn't kicked into second gear.

John Boehner’s Ridiculous Excuse for Blocking the Deal on Unemployment Benefits
March 19, 2014

Republicans have an endless list of excuses for not extending unemployment insurance.

The Silicon Valley Labor Scandals Prove Minimum Wage Hikes Don't Cost Jobs
February 14, 2014

What we can learn from Apple, Google, and Pixar's attempts to keep wages low.

Why in the World Is Obama Going to an Amazon Warehouse?
July 29, 2013

Not long ago, Mac McClelland, a reporter for Mother Jones, spent a month working at a warehouse that handles shipping for the big online merchants.

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