Socioeconomics

President Obama’s Economy Continues To Surge As 257,000 Jobs Added In January

President Obama’s Economy Continues To Surge As 257,000 Jobs Added In January

On Friday, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released January's jobs report and, as has been the case for some time…

9 years ago

Child Homelessness and Poverty Are Rising So Republicans Plan Harsh Program Cuts

Coupled with inhumane austerity cuts, the GOP is getting precisely what they apparently live for; more despair and destitution among…

10 years ago

Who Really Knows How To Address Income Inequality And Save Us From The Grave?

So how exactly can we address income inequality by simply asking everyone to learn new skills and find a better…

10 years ago

How to Create Policies to Address Income Inequality? De-Mythologize Upward Mobility

Rather than asking individuals to increase their value, we need to transform how we as a society value the work…

10 years ago

Thanks, Obama! Unemployment Rate Drops To Lowest Level Since September 2008

The Bureau of Labor Statistics released June's jobs report on Thursday. The report was released a day earlier than normal…

10 years ago

Another Solid Jobs Report Shows Why Republicans Are Laser Focused On Fake Scandals

On Friday, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released the jobs report for the month on May. For the fourth month…

10 years ago

Callous Republican Senators Kill Unemployment Benefits Extension

GOP Senators voted almost unanimously to block a three month extension on benefits for the long term unemployed.

10 years ago

Republican Denialism and the Ugly Truth About Income Inequality

"The widening divide in incomes between the poor and rich poses the most likely threat to the global economy over…

11 years ago

Liberals Have Fought Alone Since the War on Poverty Ended in 1980

The snide satisfaction conservatives gloat in their declaration that the War on Poverty failed is apropos given how they sabotaged…

11 years ago

Martin Luther King’s Dream is Unattainable So Long as Republicans Promote Inequality

As the nation remembers Dr. Martin Luther King's dream of an America where all men are created equal, it is…

12 years ago