From the crowd that wants to shrink government because this will create jobs, we are now hearing that we can’t shrink the Pentagon because that would cost jobs. Here are the main points of their case, rebutted one by one.
White America is slowly returning to normal. It’s a shade poorer normal to be sure, but normal all the same. The Black Economy, on the other hand, is still in full-blown recession.
DC youth between the ages of 16 to 19 are in crisis. They are experiencing unemployment levels 2.3 times the national average.
The new U.S. model BIT does not go far enough to address the concerns that labor unions and environmental, development, and other nongovernmental organizations have raised consistently for many years.
We’re squandering an extraordinary opportunity to rebuild America.
The Senate Budget Committee held a hearing on Assessing Inequality, Mobility, and Opportunity, with the participation of Sarah Anderson, Director of our Global Economy Project.
Building a policy agenda to deepen the jobs debate, our new report looks at the structural issues behind the economic crisis and how we can transition to a new economy based on Main Street.
Putting more money in the hands of those who already have jobs so they can buy more Chinese imports does very little to put Americans to work in good jobs that pay good wages.
Can we run our economy on military spending?
The meatpacking industry, giant poultry companies, and largest food processors have forced more than 1 million American farmers and ranchers out of business since 1980.
The Great Depression taught Americans that the costs of unemployment and poverty are shared by all of us.
Millions of jobless Americans can’t get work precisely because they’re out of work.
Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL), Senate Majority Whip, spoke about the IPS Executive Excess report during a floor speech about how corporate accountability can help the U.S. overcome the current economic crisis.
John Cavanagh, Director of the Institute for Policy Studies, responds to President Obama’s jobs speech.
To pay for a jobs program to save our economy, millionaires and billionaires should start paying their fair share of taxes.