Results related to “Economy”
by Imara Jones on December 6 2013, 1:41PM
The jobs report indicates that the economy is still figuring out how to recover.
by Imara Jones on December 4 2013, 12:08PM
Economic insecurity has become the norm.
by Aura Bogado on October 16 2013, 12:42PM
The Jackson Rancheria is raising its minimum wage to $10.60 an hour, along with excellent benefits.
by Seth Freed Wessler on June 20 2013, 12:40PM
The Congressional Budget Office report on immigration reform largely settles the economic argument over the bill’s overall benefits. Now conservatives have little but their racial anxieties to fall back on.
by Kai Wright on June 25 2012, 11:49AM
The longer we go without creating sane immigration policy, the longer we rob the economy of $150 billion in economic activity a year, says Imara Jones.
by Jorge Rivas on February 6 2012, 3:33PM
The LA Times is reporting that Latinos recovering more quickly from the recession than other demographic groups.
by Jorge Rivas on February 1 2012, 12:27PM
A new study from economist Dr. Samuel Addy, director of the Center for Business and Economic Research at the University of Alabama, provides evidence that “HB 56 has been, and will continue to be an economic disaster for the state of Alabama.”
by Jorge Rivas on January 4 2012, 1:14PM
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is the sole reform to come out of the financial crisis that aims to deal with that fact.
by Channing Kennedy on June 2 2011, 10:38AM
Long before the internet came along, libraries were under attack by local governments and bad funding decisions.
by Shani O. Hilton on May 31 2011, 11:22AM
The plan conveniently blames the Obama administration for job losses, completely ignoring former President George W. Bush’s tax cut free-for-all.
Topics: Jobs Crisis
by Shani O. Hilton on May 5 2011, 12:30PM
Observers say a plan crafted by the Congressional People’s Caucus offers a good alternative to those offered by Obama and the GOP.
by Shani O. Hilton on March 4 2011, 1:21PM
While official stats say that unemployment is at a two-year low, that number doesn’t take into account people who’ve simply given up.
Topics: Jobs Crisis
by Shani O. Hilton on February 25 2011, 1:46PM
Policy experts say from prisons to social services, the folks who have the least can expect to lose the most.
by Channing Kennedy on February 3 2011, 3:49PM
It’s no secret that America’s safety net is quickly evaporating.