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Why Republicans Can't Convince People They Care About Inequality

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 08.06.2015 | Politics

American income inequality is a disaster for Republicans. Not for their donors, who are the principal beneficiaries of the new Gilded Age -- but for t...

The 3 Biggest Myths Blinding Us to the Economic Truth

Robert Reich | Posted 05.10.2015 | Business
Robert Reich

1. The "job creators" are CEOs, corporations, and the rich, whose taxes must be low in order to induce them to create more jobs. Rubbish.

Survey: America's 'Job Creators' Would Rather Do Anything But Create Jobs

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 09.08.2014 | Business

America's capitalists take every chance they get to remind us that they are our "job creators," but it turns out that their least-favorite thing on ea...

The Long Con: How Conservative Ideology Became a Con

Lisa Longo | Posted 08.16.2014 | Politics
Lisa Longo

Does anyone actually still believe the words "trickle-down theory" have any valid meaning? Is anyone buying into this fiction that increasing the minimum wage would ruin our economy but multi-million dollar executive salaries don't increase prices at all?

Give Thanks (and Leftovers) to the Job Creators

Daryl Rowland | Posted 01.29.2014 | Comedy
Daryl Rowland

America's job creators have an idea that will avoid making the nation's "takers" even more lazy and shiftless and, at the same time, help build our domestic energy industry.

Entrepreneurs Are the Playmakers for our Economy

Jack Nadel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Small Business
Jack Nadel

If you are thinking about becoming an entrepreneur, now is not the time to stay on the sidelines. As one popular saying goes, "If you do not step forward, you'll always be in the same place."

The Myth of the Magic Billionaires

Joel Berg | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Joel Berg

Responding to new statistics that prove the Big Apple is the poverty capital of America, Mayor Bloomberg praised inequality: "If we could get every billionaire around the world to move here, it would be a godsend."

Why Care About The Self-Employed?

Nancy K. Humphreys | Posted 05.18.2013 | Business
Nancy K. Humphreys

If you've been reading my posts about the self-employed on Huffington Post, you may wonder why you should care about tax reform for the self-employed....

The Great Wage Robbery

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 04.16.2013 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

There's a myth in this country that enormous wealth doesn't come from anywhere or anyone, that it's self-creating and self-sustaining, thriving on pure oxygen like an epiphyte or a garden fairy. In reality, highly concentrated wealth is caused by actions -- human actions with human consequences.

Top 10 Heroes Of The American Economy

Inc. | Posted 12.07.2012 | Small Business

Introducing the 10 biggest job creators in America. They've created an astounding 33,413 jobs in three years, and top Inc.'s inaugural Hire Power Awar...

Your Favorite Nonprofit Could Win Some Serious Cash -- But Only If They Apply Today

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 11.14.2012 | Politics

Do you have a favorite nonprofit? Does their mission involve helping unemployed people find work? Quick -- e-mail them right now and let them know abo...

We Just Had A Class War .. And One Side Won

New York Magazine | Jonathan Chait | Posted 11.12.2012 | Politics

When President Obama took the stage at McCormick Place in Chicago well after midnight, we were all too wiped out with joy or depression or Nate Silver...

Finally, a Debate About Education

Randy Turner | Posted 12.23.2012 | Education
Randy Turner

Who would have guessed that it would take a debate on foreign policy to reveal what Barack Obama and Mitt Romney think about education?

Picking at Knots: We're All Job Creators Now

Leah Busque | Posted 11.05.2012 | Small Business
Leah Busque

So many elements of our lives (benefits, retirement, continuing education) are tied to the antiquated models of employment and it's going to take a lot of untangling to totally free ourselves.

Mayor Nutter On How Hospitality Helps Philly

Michael Nutter | Posted 09.05.2012 | Travel
Michael Nutter

Like many American cities, a significant subset of our population remains in poverty, lacking the skills needed to fill many of the jobs the city has to offer. As mayor, it's my job to figure out how to both address our city's challenges and boost our assets and, whenever possible, find solutions that meet those two needs at the same time. The city's hospitality industry offers Philadelphia that solution.

The Vital Role Of The $1.9-Trillion US Travel Industry

Rep. Sam Farr | Posted 09.05.2012 | Travel
Rep. Sam Farr

While all of the cameras and reporters are focused on the convention floor in Charlotte this week, there is a different story going on behind the scenes that hardly anyone has noticed. In the first six months of this year, international visitors spent an estimated $82.2 billion on U.S. travel and tourism-related goods and services, an 11 percent increase over the same period last year. Each one of those foreign dollars helps build up our economy and create new jobs that can never be outsourced overseas.

Baltimore Mayor Talks Tourism

Stephanie Rawlings-Blake | Posted 09.05.2012 | Travel
Stephanie Rawlings-Blake

As thousands of Democratic National Convention delegates descend on the great City of Charlotte, North Carolina, mayors across the country are reminded of just how important our convention, tourism and hospitality industries are for our local economies. In Baltimore, we have made smart investments in tourism to promote our city as a desired destination for large conventions, sports fans and the casual weekend traveler. These investments have had major impact on the city as a whole and the well-being of all of our residents.

Real Job Creators Are the Middle Class: Trickle-Down Doesn't Lift People Up

Paul Abrams | Posted 11.03.2012 | Politics
Paul Abrams

Like Republicans, I believe that U.S. policy should do all it can to help job-creators. The only difference is that I know who the real job-creators are and they don't.

Mandatory Trickle-Down: Tax Breaks for the Rich in the Form of Job Vouchers for the Poor

Benjamin R. Barber | Posted 10.21.2012 | Politics
Benjamin R. Barber

Let's put the premise of Ryan's libertarian economics to a test he can believe in: let's offer tax breaks to the wealthy in the form of jobs vouchers

Success: Another Definitional Problem

Job Creators Network | Posted 10.02.2012 | Business
Job Creators Network

To indicate a collectivist achievement in personal accomplishment diminishes the individual and the efforts expended and, more importantly, the risks taken.

No Simple Solutions

Dannel P. Malloy | Posted 09.24.2012 | Politics
Dannel P. Malloy

As much as we'd like it to be otherwise, the fact is that large problems call for equally large solutions. The answer is not only to cut spending, nor is it only to raise taxes. The answer is some measure of the two.

Of Job Creators and the Tax Myth: An Inverse Truth

Tony Phillips | Posted 09.12.2012 | Politics
Tony Phillips

The fact is that America's real job creators (for better or worse) are not small businesses but enormous corporations whose hiring and firing affects people by the tens of thousands.

Doonesbury on Job Creation

Andrew Tobias | Posted 07.19.2012 | Comedy
Andrew Tobias

As noted in Friday's wonderful Doonesbury, job creators are very sensitive people. Circumstances have to be just right for them to unleash their magic powers.

GDP and Job Creation: A Grand Mismatch

Jeffrey P. Colin | Posted 06.30.2012 | Impact
Jeffrey P. Colin

As our leaders in business and government engage in continuing debates about how best to grow the economy, huge numbers of Americans are falling deeper and deeper into poverty.

"I Can Solve the Unemployment Crisis"

Lee Camp | Posted 06.09.2012 | Comedy
Lee Camp

Americans need jobs! But is helping tax dodgers or building environmentally devastating oil pipelines the only way to create jobs? NO! There are others, and I'm proposing we get started on the following projects right now.