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Illinois' Unemployment Rate to Grow Unless Congress Extends Emergency Unemployment Compensation

Dan Lesser | Posted 01.31.2012 | Chicago
Dan Lesser

The EUC program is desperately needed given the anemic pace of job growth since the recession's end and the long durations of unemployment that a record number of Americans are experiencing.

A Progressive Candidate Ignored By the Democratic Party

Pearl Korn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Pearl Korn

Perhaps it is quixotic to pursue a seat in Congress these days if you are a progressive. I think not. Candidate Dr. David Gill has been chasing that d...

Beware of the Claims About (Unemployment) Claims

Hilary Kramer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Hilary Kramer

Washington needs to focus on job creation. Extending unemployment benefits while falsely touting job creation will ultimately backfire, leaving us worse off than where we started.