President Barack Obama announced that he will convene a meeting of top executives from some of the country’s top companies to agree upon a set of hiring principles he says will benefit the long-term unemployed.
President to Seek to Use State of the Union Address to Shift Souring View of Leadership
Having spent weeks talking amongst themselves about the chronic and dangerous rise of youth unemployment in Europe (as we warned here), the Center of planning and Economic Research in Greece has proposed a controversial measure.
News giant CNN laid off more than 40 senior journalists in Atlanta, Washington, D.C. and Los Angeles due to a reorganization, the Financial Times reported Thursday.
Booz Allen Hamilton, the firm that employed whistleblower Edward Snowden, is now looking to make sure they prevent anymore security disasters.
Mich. governor seeks 50,000 work visas over 5 years to entice immigrants to bankrupt Detroit
The quiet life of a farmer is under assault, and has been for quite some time.
18-year-old says his work was legal, did not disrupt school
If you regularly follow establishment media and you’ve fallen for the notion that the stock market is the primary measure for economic health in this country, then you probably also believe that the recovery has taken hold,.....
Her Majesty to hand duties over to Prince Charles in an historic job share which experts say marks a gentle succession
The minimum wage on its face is an unemployment law, not an employment law.
This morning the Bureau of Labor and Statistics issued their latest non-farms payroll report.
"Continuing large-scale asset purchases risks placing us in an untenable position, both from the standpoint of unreasonably inflating the stock, bond and other tradable asset markets and from the perspective of complicating the future conduct of mone
The alleged recovery took a direct hit from Friday's payroll jobs report. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the economy created 74,000 net new jobs in December.
There’s little debate among academic economists about the effect of minimum wages.
One of the main reasons that Americans hate to fly is the Transporation Security Administration (TSA).
Is the U.S. consumer tapped out? If so, how in the world will the U.S. economy possibly improve in 2014?
In America today, there are close to 50 million people living in poverty and there are more than 100 million people that get money from the federal government every month.
As talk builds on Capitol Hill over hiking the federal minimum wage, one city in Washington state is poised to set the highest rate in the nation.
Earlier this year government benefits for nutritional assistance were reduced after the expiration of emergency legislation that was enacted following the 2008 financial collapse.
Fast-food workers across the county have recently held a number of high profile protests to agitate for higher wages.
Michael R. Bloomberg loves tropical fish. So when he was elected mayor, he installed two giant aquariums in City Hall.
Fast-food workers across the county have recently held a number of high profile protests to agitate for higher wages. These protests have been accompanied by efforts to increase the wages mandated by state and local minimum wage laws, as well as
The recent article The Benefits of a Homesteading Approach to Preparedness, by Chaya had much wisdom about moving before a crunch. There will not be time to prepare or get to know your surroundings if you wait.
The Cato Institute is seeking to hire a scholar to study and critique federal spending policies. The expert would examine particular spending programs and overall spending levels through studies, op-eds, blogs, media appearances, and contributions to
The human cost of Christmas consumerism. Worker killed at Amazon.com facility.
The White House is rebooting HealthCare.gov's repairman.
"Saturday Night Live" has faced criticism this season for adding six new cast members — all white males with the exception of one female.
Federal, state and local governments hired a net additional 338,000 workers in November, equaling 41 percent of the total of 818,000 net additional jobs created in the United States during the month.
This is an adaptation of chapter 10 from Hunter Lewis’s book Crony Capitalism in America: 2008-2012.