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Profiting on Ethnic Cleansing

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On August 5, 2018
When your nation lacks a job policies to employ people where they live, it opens them up to making money off the worst of the United States: in this case an ethnic cleansing campaign that relies on private prisons and profit-taking by the few at the expense of the poor. But there are jobs and […]
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Jobs for All!

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On April 25, 2018
I am now an official member of the Fake News Industry, as I have an op-ed in the New York Times arguing for a federal job guarantee. The potential is great for helping revive depressed communities. West Virginia could clean up its streams and roadsides while building better housing. Flint, Mich., could construct new water […]
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The nature of work in the United States is changing fairly rapidly. Capital mobility wiped out millions of industrial jobs. Automation is eliminating the rest–along with many other job categories–with each passing day. Service work replaced much of this. But because this wasn’t seen as “real work,” including by many workers themselves, it remains low […]

Democrats and Trade

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On March 9, 2018

Shaun Richman and I have a piece in the Washington Post arguing that while Trump is full of baloney on trade, Democrats continue to be vulnerable on the issue because they have not articulated a jobs

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