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Get Hired: Restaurant Biz Adds Half A Million More Jobs

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 04.10.2012 | Home

Here's some good news for the restaurant biz: The National Restaurant Association reports that more than 560,000 restaurant jobs have been added since...

For Younger Workers, the News Gets Worse and Worse

Scott Bittle | Posted 05.11.2012 | Business
Scott Bittle

New analysis shows what a lot of younger Americans have probably noticed for themselves: even if you're lucky enough to have a job, it's still tough to get ahead.

The Millennial Generation and the 21st Century Jobs Economy

Pete Subkoviak | Posted 04.23.2012 | Politics
Pete Subkoviak

What should our future economy look like? There may not be simple or convenient answers but our leaders need be honest with the American people about the nature of our problems and create a long-term sustainable solution for jobs in the 21st century.

Sam Stein

Why Washington Won't Quit Talking Birth Control | Sam Stein | Posted 02.16.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Perhaps the most remarkable feature of the current dust-up between Republicans and Democrats on the issue of contraception is its stayin...

The 'Emperor's New Clothes' and the New Economy

Amy Gutman | Posted 03.12.2012 | Media
Amy Gutman

I've started to feel more and more like the kid in "The Emperor's New Clothes." Goodbye sta­ble middle-class job. Hello, McDonald's.

When Will Obama Sound the Alarm About Jobs?

Jeff Madrick | Posted 08.09.2011 | Business
Jeff Madrick

The American economy needs more stimulus, an outright jobs-creating program, and tax incentives to keep jobs here. As far as I can see, Washington just thinks we will blithely grow our way out of the ongoing malaise.