I wanted to go back to what we were talking about two days ago, on the issue of rethinking work in the context of the pandemic. Unlike other employment shortages,.
As I've said so many times in the last year, nothing highlights the failures of systems that increase inequality like a natural disaster. Throughout the entire pandemic, we've seen these.
The greatest nation in the world! In the southeast corner of Ireland, Brian Byrne’s event-planning business was confronting a calamity. It was the middle of March, and the coronavirus pandemic.
Leo Gertner and Shaun Richman are right. Unemployment insurance should be permanently changed to add this $600 a week. If employers don't like it, they can actually create jobs people.
On January 17, 1915, the radical Lucy Parsons led an unemployed march of 10,000 workers in Chicago. Suppressed by the police, the size of the march impressed the city's more.
It makes no sense that unemployment rates don't count those who have given up on finding a job because they can't get one, they are taking care of sick family.
Nothing excites the blood like the fed and monetary policy. So here's a great piece by Dean Baker getting after the fed for raising interest rates and causing unemployment. However,.
I spent yesterday with the great liberal journalist John Nichols. We brought him on campus to speak to our students and the general public about inequality and politics. I was.