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Ted McLaughlin :
There is no correlation between taxes and employment

Just allowing the rich to keep more of the money they make doesn’t mean they will spend any of that money they get to keep to create any new jobs. By Ted McLaughlin | The Rag Blog | February 12, … finish reading Ted McLaughlin :
There is no correlation between taxes and employment

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Bob Feldman : African-Americans and Institutional Racism in Texas, 1954-1973

Barbara Jordan was elected to the Texas State Legislature in 1966. The hidden history of Texas Part 13: 1954-1973/3 — African-Americans elected to office but institutional racism continues By Bob Feldman | The Rag Blog | April 17, 2013 [This … finish reading Bob Feldman : African-Americans and Institutional Racism in Texas, 1954-1973

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Ted McLaughlin : Unemployment News is Nothing to Celebrate

No celebration here. Image from the Atlanta Post. The new unemployment numbers are nothing to get excited about By Ted McLaughlin / The Rag Blog / August 8, 2011 The U.S. Labor Department released its unemployment figures for the month … finish reading Ted McLaughlin : Unemployment News is Nothing to Celebrate

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Ted McLaughlin : The Unemployment Monster

Political cartoon by Rodrigo / Expresso.And the recession rages on:The unemployment monsterBy Ted McLaughlin / The Rag Blog / May 9, 2011 The cartoon above may seem funny to a lot of people, but I suspect those would be people … finish reading Ted McLaughlin : The Unemployment Monster

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Ted McLaughlin : Is Unemployment Actually Climbing?

Political cartoon from Gallery View.Poll puts lie to government figures:Gallup shows unemployment is on the riseBy Ted McLaughlin / The Rag Blog / March 7, 2011 The official government unemployment figures have not been released yet for the month of … finish reading Ted McLaughlin : Is Unemployment Actually Climbing?

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Employment Crisis : Inequality and the Global South

How it impacts workers:Transformation in the Global South The end product… has been increasing global inequality in wealth and income and the continuation of massive poverty, powerlessness, and precariousness. By Harry Targ (with David Cormier) / The Rag Blog / … finish reading Employment Crisis : Inequality and the Global South

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Austin and Texas : Economic Slump Finally Hitting Home

Texas unemployment up;Austin’s tech economy fading Since Texas has borrowed all it can, and since a state can’t print money like the federal government, the feds are now under enormous political pressure to function as the job creators of last … finish reading Austin and Texas : Economic Slump Finally Hitting Home

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John Ross : Days of Dementia in Obamalandia

The Zhu Zhu virtual hamster: Dementia in Obamalandia. Photo by Rex Larsen / The Grand Rapids Press.On the loose in Obamalandia:Days of Dementia (‘Is the war over yet?’) Yes, Baracko, the economy is booming again for Chinese-made mechanical hamsters but … finish reading John Ross : Days of Dementia in Obamalandia

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Economy and Unemployment : Real Recovery a Long Shot

Photo from OOlaah.comReal unemployment nears depression levels;Sustained recovery appears unlikely By Roger Baker / The Rag Blog / December 6, 2009 It should come as no big surprise that our economy is in worse shape than the U.S. government would … finish reading Economy and Unemployment : Real Recovery a Long Shot

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Real Unemployment Rate : Closing in on the Great Depression

Good times around the corner?Real unemployment rate at 17.5 percent This economic disaster was created by far too many years of Reagan-Bush-supply-side-trickle-down-union-busting-corporate-welfare-market-driven economic policy. By Ted McLaughlin / The Rag Blog / November 7, 2009 Yes, I know the federal … finish reading Real Unemployment Rate : Closing in on the Great Depression

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Austin Economy : We’re Number 2! Maybe.

Is this picture too rosy?Austin economy called second strongest By Roger Baker / The Rag Blog / October 26, 2009 Here’s the proud headline from the October 23, 2009, Austin Business Journal: BusinessWeek: Austin 2nd strongest economy in the nation … finish reading Austin Economy : We’re Number 2! Maybe.

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Got Work? College Grads Driving Cabs?

Grads at University of Pennsylvania commencement ceremonies May 18, 2009. Fewer than 20 percent of new graduates have landed work, compared to 50 percent two years ago. Photo by Matt Rourke / AP. The problem with higher education is that … finish reading Got Work? College Grads Driving Cabs?

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