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Enormous, Humongous Trade Deficit Hits Manufacturing Jobs Hard
The trade deficit went up slightly in January, and as a result manufacturing jobs aren’t doing all that well.
You Should Be Afraid Of The Trade Deficit, Not The Budget Deficit
Simple message: The trade deficit costs jobs.
Jobs Proposals In The President’s Sure-To-Be-Obstructed Budget
Again and again President Obama has proposed programs to help the economy and create jobs.
Organizations Join In Call For Public Consultations In Trade Deals
More than 40 organizations today called on the U.
Should We Give The Worst Tax-Dodging Corporations A Huge Break?
A bill before Congress would give tax-dodging companies a break if they loan money to the government to fix infrastructure.
About Dave Johnson
Dave has more than 20 years of technology industry experience. His earlier career included technical positions, including video game design at Atari and Imagic. He was a pioneer in design and development of productivity and educational applications of personal computers. More recently he helped co-found a company developing desktop systems to validate carbon trading in the US.
All of the Arguments Against Raising the Minimum Wage Have Fallen Apart
Opponents of raising the minimum wage offer a number of claims suggesting it would be a supposedly bad idea.
The Real Story You Need To Know Behind the Detroit Pension Fight
If you think of Detroit's bankruptcy and its effect on public workers as far away and unrelated to life in your hometown, think again.
A Thought for the Web’s Silver Anniversary
Let's learn from our not-so-distant past and share the gold.
The White House Budget: A View From the Left
The Democratic Party, and especially President Obama’s wing of it, must not define the leftmost boundary of political debate.
Wingnut Week in Review: Benghazi on the Brain
This week, the world watched as Ukrainians threw out their Russian-puppet president, and Russian president Vladimir Putin prepared to invade.
THIS WEEK: Isaiah J. Poole on how President Obama could lead a rethinking of U.S. trade policy.