Call Today To Save Social Security

Call Congress on Tuesday and Wednesday! Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid led a press conference and rally to save Social Security yesterday: Senate Majority Leader Reid, Other Democrats, Join Hundreds […]

External Shock Happens

The Calculated Risk blog takes a survey of all the bad news that could hit the economy, in Crisis Fatigue? Make a list, (click through for details, etc.) • Risks […]

Shock Happens II

Earlier today I wrote that External Shock Happens, and “we should be shoring up our public structures, our infrastructure, our protections and empowerments. That is what government is and what […]

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 […]
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