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Tag Archives: Jobs
Lamar W. Hankins : The March for Jobs and Freedom After 50 Years
50 years later:The March for Jobs and Freedom While King’s ‘I Have a Dream’ speech is clearly worthy of distinction, our memories of the event have shunted aside one of the primary purposes of the March: to push for a … Continue reading
Lamar W. Hankins : Pipeline Debate is Mired in Disinformation
Coming your way? Pieces of the pipeline. Image from National Radio Canada. Keystone XL Pipeline debateis mired in disinformation The Keystone XL Pipeline project has virtually nothing to do with American energy independence, but everything to do with enriching Canadian … Continue reading
Carl Davidson : Who’s Waging ‘Class Warfare’?
Art from RepublicanDirtyTricks.com / Keep on Keepin’ On.Talk about your ‘class warfare’:Shameless opposition to jobs bill reveals GOP hatred of working class By Carl Davidson / The Rag Blog / September 20, 2011 If you want to have your class … Continue reading
Posted in Rag Bloggers Tagged 2012 Elections, Carl Davidson, Class Warfare, Congress, Jobs, Republican Party 1 Comment
Carl Davidson : Time to Get Serious About Full Employment
WPA image via Keep on Keepin’ On Time to get serious about full employment: We need a jobs program that doesn’t tinker around the edges By Carl Davidson / The Rag Blog / August 24, 2011 The Rag Blog will … Continue reading
Posted in Rag Bloggers Tagged Carl Davidson, Economy, Jobs, New Deal, Obama Administration, WPA 1 Comment
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 … Continue reading
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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 … Continue reading
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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 … Continue reading
Posted in Rag Bloggers Tagged Economy, Jobs, Unemployment 2 Comments
Harry Targ : Did Obama Stimulus Save Kokomo, Indiana?
President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden visit Chrysler Indiana Transmission Plant II in Kokomo, Indiana, on November 23, 2010. Photo by Brian Kersey / UPI.Recovery Act brings jobs to Kokomo:Obama in the conservative heartland By Harry Targ / … Continue reading
Posted in Rag Bloggers Tagged Automobile Industry, Capitalism, Economic Recovery, Harry Targ, Jobs, Labor, Obama Administration, Stimulus Bill Leave a comment
Ted McLaughlin : These Jobs Won’t Cut It
We don’t just need jobs;We need good jobs By Ted McLaughlin / The Rag Blog / August 31, 2010 George Bush, with his policy of accelerated Reaganomics, made a real mess of the United States economy before he left office. … Continue reading
Posted in Rag Bloggers Tagged Economy, Jobs, Reaganomics, Recession, Ted McLaughlin 3 Comments
Roger Baker on Austin’s Economy : Big Picture Not So Pretty?
Austin: as pretty as a picture. But what about the economy? Image from Nerd Fighters.Filling in the big picture:Wither Austin’s economy? By Roger Baker / The Rag Blog / June 9, 2010 The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) just released … Continue reading
Posted in Rag Bloggers Tagged Austin, Austin Economy, Economic Recovery, Economics, Jobs, Roger Baker, Texas 5 Comments
Creative Engagement : How About a Public Option for Jobs?
Capitalism knows best? How about creating some jobs. Image from Beyond TV.Answering economic atrophy:A public option for jobsBy Greg Moses / The Rag Blog / May 16, 2010 Creative destruction is one way to say it. In order for capitalism … Continue reading
Posted in Rag Bloggers Tagged Capitalism, Economics, Greg Moses, Jobs 3 Comments
Colombia and the TLC : Just Who Benefits from ‘Free Trade’?
And we’re not talking “Tender Loving Care” here. Graffiti image from Parades Que Hablan (Talking Walls).Colombia and the TLC:Jobs, deficits, and keeping ‘free trade’ alive The organizations that stand to benefit the most from this trade agreement — U.S. multinational … Continue reading
Posted in Rag Bloggers Tagged Colombia, Free Trade, Jobs, Latin America, Marion Delgado, South America 2 Comments