On December 14, 1945, the House passed what would become the Employment Act of 1946 once Harry Truman signed it. This was an important piece of legislation in moving the nation forward out of a renewe
We live in interesting times, when in not small areas of the internet left, the call for a a universal job guarantee, where people have an actual legal right to employment and the government would be
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. We
Bernie Sanders has now announced his support of a federal job guarantee. This is also starting to freak out right-wing economists. They don’t even have an answer for it. “It completely undercu
With the sudden boomlet in progressive support for government guaranteed work, there are a couple of pieces that you should read. I linked to this the other day, but the McElwee, McAuliffe, and Green
As I have stated several times, the best possible solution to employment problems, including the upcoming automation crisis, is a federally-guaranteed employment program. It’s not a simplistic u
Parts of the internet have gone crazy with the news that Oregon has loosened its law requiring a gas station employee to pump their gas, which many native Oregonians don’t really know how to do.
Let’s face it–for all the talk about an economic recovery after the recession, for most working and middle class Americans, their lives are no better. Sure, if you are a corporate sharehol