Jobs Act

Krugman: The Occupy Movement Was 'Enormously Productive'

Paul Krugman is doing the rounds on his book tour (I saw him here in Philadelphia Tuesday night—yeah, I'm a dork, I got him to autograph my copy) and here he is on Democracy Now! to pound the drum for government spending. Oddly enough,

Matt Taibbi: JOBS Act Encourages Fraud In Stock Markets

Matt Taibbi sat down with Current TV's Eliot Spitzer to discuss the bipartisan debacle just passed by the Congress and signed by President Obama last week called the JOBS Act and the potential political fallout if this is made into an issue in the

Robert Kuttner Excoriates Creators And Supporters Of JOBS Act

Jon Perr explained how awful this so-called JOBS Act, or "Jumpstart Our Small Business Startups" is that was being pushed by Eric Cantor was last month. Well, now sadly it's passed the House and with wide bipartisan support and it's due for a vote

Eric Cantor Unveils The GOP's Con JOBS Act

For the perpetual tax-cutters of the Republican Party, last week's surrender on the payroll tax cut extension for 160 million working Americans was an especially damaging one. While tried if untrue GOP talking points that "tax cuts pay for

Rep. Darrell Issa: 'You Are Not A Part Of The 99%'

As part of Take Back The Capitol (99inDC.org), Community members from Good Jobs LA, SEIU Local 221 members and others visited Rep. Issa's office this week to inquire about why he failed to support the jobs act. After refusing to leave, they