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Entries by Peter S. Goodman from 11/2011

Big Business Remains Silent On Need For Job Creation

Posted 11.01.2011 | Business

What explains the silence from most of the business world on the need to get serious about creating millions of jobs? In what passes for the natio...

Increase In Extreme Poverty Leaves Millions Stranded

Posted 11.02.2011 | Business

The number of Americans living in communities of extreme poverty -- neighborhoods in which at least 40 percent of the population is poor -- soared by ...

Government Can Create Jobs: By Hiring People

| Posted 11.04.2011 | Business

The government can't create jobs. Only the private sector can. So ditch the naïve talk that Uncle Sam can wade into this economic mess and do any...

NBA Lockout As Metaphor: Whatever Happened To Collective Interest?

| Posted 11.14.2011 | Business

Sports metaphors pervade every crevice of American conversation, so it stands to reason that the National Basketball Association has opted to put asid...

Germany's Inflation Fetish Is A Major Global Economic Threat

| Posted 11.16.2011 | Business

The world's most irresponsible global citizen of the moment is not North Korea or Iran, despite the obvious dangers each poses. It is not China, favor...