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Government Unemployment

Bonnie Kavoussi

Government Fails To Tackle Unemployment, As Sequestration Looms | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 02.01.2013 | Business

The January jobs numbers released earlier on Friday show that while the private sector added 166,000 jobs, the government shed 9,000 positions in Jan...

Swedish Government Paying Unemployed To Move To Norway

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 11.01.2012 | Business

What if the U.S. started paying its unemployed citizens to get jobs in Canada? Far-fetched as it sounds, one Swedish town is more or less doing just t...

Bonnie Kavoussi

Usual Suspect Blamed For High Unemployment | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 08.04.2012 | Business

The government probably could get us out of this mess. One striking piece of data in the jobs numbers out Friday was just how much of a drag the p...

How The Government Is Actually Boosting The Jobless Rate

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 05.08.2012 | Business

In an analysis sure to bolster austerity critics, Justin Lahart at the Wall Street Journal crunched April's jobs numbers and discovered that if not fo...

Adding Paychecks: Government Holds Power

Peter S. Goodman | Posted 01.04.2012 | Business
Peter S. Goodman

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 anythin...

Congress Is Creating Layoffs -- Not Jobs

Jeff Reeves | Posted 10.03.2011 | Politics
Jeff Reeves

Whatever the motivations in Washington, the truth of the matter is that the biggest job destroyer in 2011 has been the government.