Over the past few years, it has become clear that the private sector simply cannot create enough jobs to keep pace with the vast numbers of young people entering into the job market every year.
Americans have had enough of the GOP's ideological agenda. Republicans are simply out of sync with where America is today, and the polling proves it.
We tend to see growth as an unalloyed good, but an expanding body of evidence is now telling us to think again.
Many currently employed individuals who are unsatisfied in their jobs are finally starting to feel comfortable getting back into the market. This presents an even bigger challenge for the unemployed. So what do the people on either end of the bell curve do?
When I was a young adult and thought I had all the answers to life, and yet was looking for more information that might give me a leg up on success, I...
Of the 35 business plans to be displayed on that evening, six of them come to us from the west coast programs in Los Angeles, Fresno and San Francisco. In fact, NFTE Los Angeles has bred three of the past seven winners!
The widening chasm between the middle-class and the rich, coupled with the on-going, systematic assault on organized labor, isn't simply the result of bad luck.
I continue to curse my inability to be in the right place at the right time, specifically on United's website for 15 minutes on September 12 when fares for most domestic United flights dropped to zero, save for a few paltry taxes and fees.
New unemployment figures last week showed Illinois' jobless rate unchanged in August. That also means our second-worst national ranking is unchanged.
If economics aspires to be a science -- "the dismal science" as it was traditionally called -- it must recognize that the most relevant economic data are human.
For all the supposed potential of the "American Dream," immigrants in New York City often have a terrible time redeeming its promise. Many arrive in t...
Across the country, the ramifications of a deep cut to food stamps or the unwinding of the ACA would be disastrous, not to mention immoral.
When Bill Daley bowed out of the governor's race this week, we lost not only an exciting contested Democratic primary. We also lost one of the most potentially colorful candidates in recent election history.
While real economic progress has been made since Obama was first elected President, Republicans haven't contributed to it. They haven't been part of the solution but, rather, they've fought Obama at each step and, as a result, become part of the problem.
This summer, Wheelock College hosted a planning workshop for a first-of-its-kind partnership that unites Massachusetts students with high-demand field...
Instead of helping, Congress is on the brink of enacting more job-killing budget cuts and slashing such lifelines as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as Food Stamps.