In short, what would happen to our overall feeling of self-worth if a major movement emerged to take on the Wall Street plutocrats and their Washington enablers? What if unemployed workers were part of a mass movement for jobs and justice as they were in the 1930s?
Unlike today's politicians, however, FDR refused to pander to the sky-is-falling rhetoric of the conservative right on the disastrous consequences that would accrue to the country by running a deficit in the midst of an economic crisis.
What my son's generation (including the children whose parents will lose their jobs because of the sequester) have learned is that Congress does not make policy through a proactive, affirmative process, but instead by not acting at all.
I was terrified when I drove up to Massachusetts by myself in a 1996 Honda Accord. I was terrified when I graduated. And I was terrified when I moved in with my partner. But that terror will pass and fade into something more stable, more secure, and more exciting.
It's not that they're wrong. They are just not enough. If they were -- we'd all have jobs.
Unemployment may have hit many industries in Greece but none more so than the realm of the mass media. As the newspaper To Paron reports, approximatel...
More than two thirds of manufacturers are having difficulty finding skilled employees. We cannot stand by hoping someone else will solve our skills gap crisis. Industry, government and educators need to work together to implement solutions that work.
We all know of the English majors applying to med school, the engineering grads working on Wall Street, or the philosophy students clerking at some law firm. Put simply, an undergraduate degree is unlikely to offer much in the way of career direction and marketable skills.
In a recent survey, 58 percent of workers said special perks and better benefits are an effective way to improve retention, so why not offer similar perks for employees leaving the company, too?
Republicans want to kill the government that accomplished that. They want to go back to Downton Abbey days. The rich stay rich; the poor stay servants.
A job survey released on May 13, 2013 indicates that Generation X and men are still looking for jobs. This research is important because it shows what trends might be emerging.
The Missouri legislature passed three sweeping bills late Wednesday that will help create jobs for the state. Wait, what? They didn't actually do that?
President Obama has tried to do the right thing, both for the economy and the unemployed, but has had
In this week's issue, Saki Knafo looks at the plight of America's working poor through the eyes of one young man struggling to build a career in the fast food industry. And since this week marked the launch of our newest international edition in Japan, we're featuring photos from our tour of the gardens, temples and shrines of Kyoto.
May is Military Appreciation Month, and this Friday, May 10th is Military Spouse Appreciation Day. As if we need a special day to thank the military and military spouses for the service and sacrifice to the Nation, but I guess for some, they actually do have to be reminded.
It's as if the entire economic recovery is going into the pockets of the rich. And that's no accident. Here's why.