Better but Not Great (June 2021 Jobs Report Analysis)

By FRANK STRICKER The employment and unemployment numbers come from two different surveys, and at times they seem to describe different economies. The Bureau of Labor Statistics’ (BLS) survey of 60,000 households shows that in June, unemployment rose by a tenth of a point to 5.9%, and the number of employed people actually fell a… Read More Better but Not Great (June 2021 Jobs Report Analysis)

Sunrise Movement: Environmental Group Joins the Fight for a Federal Jobs Guarantee

    By GREGORY N. HEIRES An environmental activist group has included the federal jobs guarantee as a key component of its national campaign to address the climate crisis. The Sunrise Movement’s campaign for a Green New Deal includes a call for investing $10 trillion to create 15 million jobs over 10 years. In March,… Read More Sunrise Movement: Environmental Group Joins the Fight for a Federal Jobs Guarantee