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Unemployment Report Misleading

Harlan Green | Posted 09.08.2016 | Business
Harlan Green

The unemployment rate fell because it is determined by a separate survey of households that showed a sharp 237,000 drop in the number of people who said they were unemployment, while only a small number dropped out of the labor force.

Budget Austerity Works for the Wealthy

Harlan Green | Posted 02.05.2012 | Business
Harlan Green

It turns out that austerity doesn't work when it means tax cuts for the wealthy but spending cuts for the rest of us. But austerity does work when applied to the wealthiest that have created more instability than jobs.