The Economy

 

NEW!!! American Capitalism Has Failed Us: We're Overworked, Underemployed and More Powerless than Ever Before

 

Update on the job market - two studies find low wages in the retail trade sector: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/01/16/nyregion/study-offers-a-look-at-new-yorks-retail-workers.html;

    http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/commentary/la-oe-tasini-high-unemployment-is-just-part-of-the-20120124,0,4204870.story

New York Times editorial debunks claim that lower taxes on rich provides jobs.  No Holiday

 Paul Krugman writes that debate over the deficit is what he calls a "Fatal Distraction."

Economists and other experts outline how to create jobs

 

Robert Reich: The Truth About the American Economy

 

Job Market Booming Overseas for Many American Companies

Showdown in Senate continues over taxes

Structure of Excuses - Paul Krugman

The Angry Rich - Paul Krugman

For many unemployed workers jobs aren't coming back

The Third Depression

The Real Story

Should the Bush Tax Cuts Expire?  Two Opposing Views

The Economy Is Getting Worse and Worse -- And No One's Doing a Thing About It
 
Making the economy work

Millions can find only part-time or lower-paying jobs