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I Ask Again: Is Technology Blocking the Path to Full Employment?

Jared Bernstein | Posted 08.14.2013 | Politics
Jared Bernstein

Is an acceleration in labor-saving technology displacing workers in a historically unique and problematic manner? Most economists say no, because they're all hung up on evidence and history -- imagine that.

Unemployment: Why Still So High?

Harlan Green | Posted 03.08.2013 | Business
Harlan Green

What will bring U.S. back to full employment is a big question among economists. The problem is that the 155,000 new jobs per month in 2012 isn't enough to either absorb new entrants, or those that have lost jobs. Only the investment of more money grows a sluggish economy.

New Report Spells Problems For Obama

Reuters | Posted 07.07.2012 | Politics

* Nonfarm jobs increase 115,000 in April * Unemployment rate edges down to 8.1 percent * Private sector payrolls grow 130,000 By Ja...

Vast Majority Of Americans Disapprove Of Obama's Economic Performance

Posted 11.06.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama's job approval ratings plunged to a new low ahead of his major economic speech Thursday, with widespread...

It's Still "The Economy, Stupid!" Revisited: An Open Letter To The President

Clarence B. Jones | Posted 09.11.2011 | Politics
Clarence B. Jones

Republicans constantly complain that they will resist taxes... especially on the rich. Mr. President, you should be Executive Order, declare that Freedom to Live in the U.S. does not mean Living for Free.

Navigating the Jobs Crisis: 3 Strategies for Real Economic Recovery

Jim Carr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jim Carr

While there is legitimate concern over the size of the federal deficit, the threat to the economy of continued high levels of unemployment is more urgent. Unemployment is now the leading reason families are losing their homes.