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Just Listen To The First 5 Minutes
If you are like me (and who isn't?) you will be absolutely fascinated by these two audio tracks.
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.
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.
Mayor De Blasio Is Right About Charter Schools
This is what the debate about education policy – and charter schools – so often comes to: So much sturm und drang about a favored trinket from the "education reform" tool box while matters of more importance get neglected or abused.
Green Eggs And Sham: Obamacare Does What Conservatives Can’t And Never Will.
At CPAC, Sarah Palin mangled "Green Eggs and Ham" and declared that "Yes, we can" has become "No, we can't" under Obamacare.
Progressive Caucus ‘Better Off Budget’ Plan: 9 Million Jobs In 3 Years
The Caucus' proposal is a loud and audacious rebuke to conservative austerity economics.
Newark’s School Crisis and the GOP’s War on Our Cities
The Newark story is part of a larger pattern in which Republican governors override local governments, especially urban ones, to serve both their ideology and their corporate patrons.
Warning To Democrats: Millennials Belong To No One
Young adults hold liberal views on social issues but are increasingly reluctant to identify with either party.
THIS WEEK: Isaiah J. Poole on how President Obama could lead a rethinking of U.S. trade policy.