American Jobs Made Here

You wouldn’t know it from looking around you but this country has grown much richer over last 30 years. We have a vastly higher GDP, higher average income, much more […]

How Koch Front Groups Influence Laws

Tuesday the House of Representatives voted to continue tax breaks and subsidies for oil companies. Every Republican voted to support the tax breaks and subsidies. Thursday House Republicans are expected […]

What Free Trade Has Cost The World

If you take a job away from someone who is paid a reasonable wage because they enjoy the protections and prosperity of democratic government, move it across a border, and […]

Van Jones A Ladder To Climb

Van Jones gave an inspirational closing talk at yesterday’s the Summit On Jobs & America’s Future in Washington D.C. Beginning by talking about the Tea Party movement and how that […]

ABCs This Week on Made In America

ABC News has been doing a series on Made In America, outfitting a Dallas family’s home entirely with products that are made here. Click through to see videos from this […]

Jobs Report — Not Really Even Treading Water

Robert Borosage says today’s jobs report is “Treading Water.” Isaiah Poole says “Treading Water—Barely.” Robert Borosage, The February jobs report showing an increase of 192,000 jobs, with increased employment in […]

WI Dems Show Right Way To Filibuster

In Wisconsin the Governor and Republican majority are trying to strip state employees of the right to collective bargaining. The are literally trying to “ram through” in a very short […]

Budget Choice Govern Or Gut

Demanding bold solutions to today’s jobs crisis.Read the series » Register for The Summit on Jobs & America’s Future » Governing for We, the People, or gutting for the benefit […]

Republicans Are CUTTING Jobs Programs

The country has been waiting for the promised action on jobs and unemployment since the new Congress came in. Nothing yet. We’ve had the show-vote on health care, we’ve had […]

Jobs No Narrow Rape Definition Yes

The new Congress was elected by promising things to voters, but now in office they are doing different things. It is as if they said what they needed to say […]

Balance Trade—Make Jobs

Summary Our present severe recession, though officially over, lends urgency to tackling U.S. trade issues. Without the announcement effect of a trade bill, manufacturers will continue to shutter factories and […]

The Chamber Of Commerce Is Anti-Business

President Obama is speaking today to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. The press is reporting this as an effort to be “pro-business,” to “patch up” relations with business, to “reach […]

Jobs Los Angeles 3010 Initiative

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa has been pushing what he calls the 30/10 Initiative. The idea is simple: take all of local transportation projects around the country that are planned […]

Democracy or Plutocracy A Chart

DEMOCRACY PLUTOCRACY We, the People Wealthy Few One Person One Vote One Dollar One Vote Government Limited Government Majority Supermajority Information Propaganda Taxes on the Wealthy Tax Cuts for the […]

Odd Jobs Report

Today’s monthly jobs report was odd. There were few new jobs, but the unemplopyment rate dropped again as even more people gave up looking for work. This month they blame […]

The Buffett Balanced-Trade Idea

I want to bring attention to a post today,Balance Trade—Make Jobs, by Bill Parks. In the post Parks writes about the harm being caused by our trade imbalances: The U.S. […]
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