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Private Sector Job Growth

Selective Amnesia and the Rogue Elephant

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 07.02.2012 | Politics
Jeff Schweitzer

Surely, since according to the far right Obama was to blame for the declining economy prior to taking office, he must also then be credited with the growing economy. No amount of twisted logic and ideological contortion can get around that conundrum.

Startup Black America... Where Do We Start?

Mike Green | Posted 11.12.2011 | Black Voices
Mike Green

I propose we invest in creating an entrepreneurial ecosystem with a goal of generating 150,000 jobs in the next 12 months.

U.S. Private Sector Adds Many More Jobs Than Expected

Posted 09.06.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (Lucia Mutikani) - U.S. private companies hired more than double the expected number of workers in June, strengthening views the econom...

Saki Knafo

Jobs Increase In April, But The Employment Picture Isn't All Bright

HuffingtonPost.com | Saki Knafo | Posted 07.06.2011 | Business

This story was reported and written in collaboration with our partners at Patch.com. If you're among the millions of Americans who don't have a job...

If You Like the Recession, You'd Love "Speaker Boehner"

Robert Creamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Creamer

To escape a period of long-term economic stagnation, we need a major shot of additional stimulus now. But we will never get it -- at least in the near term -- if Republicans take control of one of the houses of Congress.

White House Urges Economic Optimism, But Is Anyone Buying It?

The Economist | Ryan Avent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

There have been signs that the White House is shifting gears into election mode ahead of the November elections. President Obama has been more visible...

Why Congress Must End Bush Tax Breaks for the Rich

Robert Creamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Creamer

The Bush tax cuts didn't just produce fewer jobs than advertised. They didn't produce any private sector jobs at all. The whole experiment in handing over money to the wealthiest people was a colossal -- empirically verifiable -- failure.

Jobs Report Proves Congress Should Pass Small Business Bill

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

A little known bill in Congress could be the best shot the Obama Administration has to cut unemployment. H.R. 2568, the Fairness and Transparency in C...

Government Workers Earn $12 MORE Per Hour Than Their Private Counterparts

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Government jobs may not sound lucrative, but state and local government employees make $12 more per hour than private workers, according to a recent r...