Lets Get Real About Jobs

Demanding bold solutions to today’s jobs crisis. Read the series » Register for The Summit on Jobs & America’s Future » This Thursday, CAF will host The Summit on Jobs […]
Terrance Heath

If Gary Locke Goes to China

Our new man in China, Gary Locke, will have a big, bilateral economic mess to help clean up. The United States posted a record $273 billion trade deficit with China […]

Contempt

“Clueless.” “Stupid.” “Middle-class welfare.” Sometimes a guy who likes facts and figures gets slapped in the face by reality, and apparently today’s my day. Several recent stories showed me how […]
Richard Eskow

Dan Froomkin On Why America Needs Jobs And A Jobs Summit

The Huffington Post’s senior Washington correspondent Dan Froomkin today solves a mystery. Last year he launched a series, “America Needs Jobs,” and promised 20 ideas that should be on the […]
Isaiah J. Poole

On Women’s Day GOP Attacks Women

Not like Valentine’s Day, which is about love and chocolate, or Mother’s Day, which is about sentimentality and breakfast in bed, International Women’s Day is about equality and autonomy. The […]
Leo Gerard

A Jobs Bill Wrongly Ignored In Budget-Cut Mania

Demanding bold solutions to today’s jobs crisis.Read the series » Register for The Summit on Jobs & America’s Future » At a time when the nation faces a lost decade […]
Isaiah J. Poole

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 […]

The Fleecing Taxpayers Bait-and-Switch

Lavishly paid corporate executives, flush with tax-deductible taxpayer dollars, have plenty of reason to relish the right-wing assault on ‘overpaid’ public employees. But we can wipe that grin off their […]

Jobs Report Treading Water—Barely

Demanding bold solutions to today’s jobs crisis.Read the series » Register for The Summit on Jobs & America’s Future » This morning’s jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics […]
Isaiah J. Poole

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 […]

Scott Walker Down the Rat Hole with the Palace Guard

The Wisconsin State Capitol has erupted in a torrent of lawlessness this week that schoolchildren will be reading about for years. No, I don’t mean rowdy protests resulting in mass […]
Mary Bottari

Who Says Grow Jobs Before Cutting Spending Everyone

Demanding bold solutions to today’s jobs crisis.Read the series » Register for The Summit on Jobs & America’s Future » This week, yet another poll showed the public puts creating […]
Bill Scher

Jobs Report Treading Water

Demanding bold solutions to today’s jobs crisis.Read the series » Register for The Summit on Jobs & America’s Future » The February jobs report showing an increase of 192,000 jobs, […]
Robert Borosage

David Walker And Tom Ridge Slap The Tea Partiers

In a fun-house mirror world in which Tea Party mad-hatters drive the agenda of at least one house of Congress, a Politico op-ed co-authored by former Bush cabinet member Tom […]
Isaiah J. Poole

Madoff Talks Is He Right Our TV Interview

Bernie Madoff’s talking and we are, too.  Here’s an interview on RT Television, discussing Madoff’s comments about the US government and Wall Street crimes:
Richard Eskow

Irelands Road To Ruin And Ours

The "Celtic Tiger" — the Irish economy — has clawed its way back from near extinction, according to the Heritage Foundation. The irony is that the things that Heritage praises […]
Terrance Heath

Joe Miller Republicans

Rush Limbaugh says the Wisconsin protesters Are “Long-Haired, Maggot-Infested, Dope-Smoking FM Rock ‘N’ Roller Types. Seriously.And then he told them all to get off his lawn. Whatever. This story in […]

Jobs and March Madness

Demanding bold solutions to today’s jobs crisis.Read the series » Register for The Summit on Jobs & America’s Future » March Madness has descended on Washington – and I’m not […]
Robert Borosage

Bob Pollin Busts The Overpaid Public Employee Lie

It keeps getting recited as if it is holy writ: Public sector employees have better pay and benefits than private sector employees. And with that belief firmly planted in the […]
Isaiah J. Poole

What is it about JOBS that is so hard to get

“The American people’s priorities are clear,” said Boehner spokesman Michael Steel. “They want to keep the government open, and they want to cut spending.” Uh. no. Americans have said agan […]
Robert Borosage

The GOPs Budget Body Count 700000

The Republican response to the painful consequences of their budget cuts runs the gamut from "So be it," to "So what?" "So be it," said Speaker John Boehner to news […]
Terrance Heath

The GOP Plan to Cut Social Security Starting Right Now

Call it a “general strike” … from above. Republicans in Congress are trying to paralyze the government with their new budget bill, using a “disrupt and defeat” strategy to prevent […]
Richard Eskow

Impact Of GOPs Job-Killing Budget Cuts 700000 Jobs Lost

Mark Zandi of Moody’s Analytics today confirms what several other experts are saying about the slash-and-burn budget antics of House conservatives: The budget cuts being pushed by House Speaker John […]
Isaiah J. Poole
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