The Federal Job Guarantee: A Step Toward Racial Justice

Cross-posted from Dissent Magazine: >> https://www.dissentmagazine.org/online_articles/federal-job-guarantee-racial-justice-darrick-hamilton   Subscribe to Dissent Magazine Works Progress Administration poster by Harry Herzog, 1936, via Library of Congress. (Click for large version.) by Darrick Hamilton ▪ November 9, 2015 The conventional discourse about racial disparity in America is a myth. It’s a myth upheld by Democrats, Republicans, blacks, and whites alike;… Read More The Federal Job Guarantee: A Step Toward Racial Justice

Youth Unemployment

Employment and Unemployment Among Youth  BLS Unemployment 16-19, 1970-2015 Hispanic data are not seasonally adjusted. http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2014/06/the-real-reason-that-young-people-cant-find-jobs/372514/ Unemployment rates of young black men [age 16 to 19] 1972 to the present College Enrollment and Work Activity of High School Graduates (Annual) BLS “Out of School, Out of Work . . . Out of Luck? NYC’s Disconnected… Read More Youth Unemployment

Seguro Social Versus Inseguridad Social

SEGURO SOCIAL VERSUS INSEGURIDAD SOCIAL Información Importante Sobre el Seguro Social Estando aun frescos los recuerdos de la Gran Depresión, el Presidente Franklin Roosevelt visualizó una Segunda Carta de Derechos Económicos que incluiría los siguientes: “El derecho a la atención medica adecuada,” y “el derecho a tener protección de la inseguridad económica de la vejez,… Read More Seguro Social Versus Inseguridad Social