Extending unemployment insurance would reduce the misery of the jobless.
We've Been Worrying About the Wrong Deficit
April 30, 2014
It's the trade deficit that we should be worrying about.
Map: See Which States Have the Worst Job Markets
April 18, 2014
North Dakota has the lowest unemployment rate. Rhode Island the highest.
Economists Do Not Agree About How To Measure Unemployment
March 16, 2014
While economists debate about how to measure long versus short-term unemployment numbers, the Federal Reserve should continue to press the gas.
An Unemployment Benefits Extension? Here's the Sticking Point.
January 07, 2014
Republicans may just want to shift the burden from one disadvantaged group to another.
The Budget Deal Is a Decent One—Unless You're Unemployed
December 11, 2013
The agreement announced Tuesday, however modest, is a step in the right direction.
Four Frightening Charts About America's Struggling Lower-Middle Class
December 04, 2013
The people the pols praise are having trouble making ends meet.