Posts Tagged: jobs
Instead of jobs and relief, the Obama administration offered only half-measures to struggling people in the Rust Belt and beyond.
The tide may be turning against the Obama administration's enormous, corporate-friendly investment pact. Is it too politically toxic for an election year?
Thousands of legal U.S. immigrants are stuck choosing between living here with their spouses or staying behind and pursuing their careers.
The proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership is bad news for workers and worse news for women.
With secular autocrats and rigid Islamists equally discredited in the Arab world, the space is wide open for progressive democrats to save the Arab spring.
Can we run our economy on military spending?
Some are arguing that the military budget can't be cut because it will cost jobs. This summary of a 2009 study shows that, compared to other forms of federal spending, the military budget is a very poor job creator indeed.
We need to update the Johnny Paycheck song for this era of high unemployment and high military spending.
We should cut the military budget and use that money to fund our transition to a greener economy.
How can we come out of this recession with a manufacturing sector and a workforce that are globally competitive, that produce things that people need in the new green economy?