unemployment

On Jobs Policy, Just Say 'No' To Normal
The Progressive Caucus "Better Off Budget" sets the bar higher than any other economic plan when it comes to job creation. But we should push the limits of the policy debate even further. Read more...
Jonathan Capehart's Open Letter To Paul Ryan On 'Inner City' Issues
Jonathan Capehart took Rep. Paul Ryan to task for pretending that he's actually listened to those living in our "inner cities" or that he and his ilk have any real concern in addressing the root causes of poverty in those communities. Read more...
'Poverty Is Like Being Punched In The Face Over And Over On A Daily Basis'
'The hunger is extraordinary. There is a constant gnawing in your stomach, an empty feeling that has taken up permanent residence. Even as you’re eating a meal, you feel the hunger.' Read more...
Me, Ohio Governor John Kasich And His Need To Shame The Poor
In this supposed Land of Liberty, who is John Kasich to call me lazy and dictate what I should do with my time and my life? Are the poor lazy or is John Kasich a modern-day slave holder with the state of Ohio as his plantation? Read more...
Krugman: We Live In Age Of Angry Billionaires
Republicans talk big about the dignity of work, but it's really the angry billionaires speaking. Read more...

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CBO Report Blows Away GOP ACA Lies
No matter what spin you may have heard, today's CBO report confirms the ACA has a positive effect on job creation and the federal budget. Read more...
Here's The State Of The Union You Won't Hear About Tonight
Tim Dickinson, Rolling Stone's political editor, has his own take on the State of the Union. Read more...
Letting Republicans filibuster and obstruct everything enables their economic sabotage. Democrats are complicit in this strategy of economic sabotage because they let it continue. Read more...
Pity The Billionaires, Jim Cramer Edition
Jim Cramer's concern for the middle class ends at billionaires' doorstep. Read more...
Weekly Address: Obama Urges Extension Of Jobless Benefits
The president cited moral and economic reasons for extending the benefits. Read more...