“This is better than the last few months, but it will take a decade at this pace to make up the jobs deficit.”
Reality check: unemployment isn’t just a political question. The status quo is unacceptable.
“The economic elite has viewed the economic crisis from a perspective of detached complacency.” Exactly right.
Americans want much less economic inequality–and they don’t even realize how bad inequality is.
We have hundreds of thousands fewer teachers than we did three years ago.
For the next decade, one in four Americans may be in low-wage jobs.
The sub-minimum wage for tipped workers is old enough to buy itself a beer.
The “supply-side”/”trickle-down” economic theory doesn’t produce the economic gains it promises.
A similar map looking just at Philadelphia.
Related: Pennsylvania tries to defend its new law against the testimonies of people whose right to vote could be blocked.
Time to make Edward DeMarco and the FHFA an offer they can’t refuse.
Romney’s tax promises: “Mathematically impossible.”
You keep using those words “a plan for the middle class.” We do not think that means what you think it means.
And finally, the Onion takes on Bernanke, almost too well: Fed: “If Jobs Are Meant To Be With Us, They’ll Come Back On Their Own.”