What Job Creation Numbers Don’t Tell Us

Jim Hightower

“Job creation” is happening, sure, but what kind of jobs? Have you noticed “the powers that be” employ an entirely different standard for measuring the health of America’s job market than they use for the … Read moreWhat Job Creation Numbers Don’t Tell Us

A New Voice of Morality Responds Bluntly to Right-Wing Rants Against Anti-Poverty Programs

Jim Hightower

Despite so-called recovery, poverty is worse The bluebirds of happiness are chirping away in our nation’s treetops these days, for America is now in the fifth year of economic recovery. Let’s all sing “Happy Days … Read moreA New Voice of Morality Responds Bluntly to Right-Wing Rants Against Anti-Poverty Programs

The Chilling Reality of America’s Worsening Jobs Crisis

Jim Hightower

Jobs crisis over! Hiring increase for receptionists, waiters, clerks, temp workers… At last, some excellent economic news for folks long-mired in the jobs crisis and stagnant labor market! At least, those were the headlines recently … Read moreThe Chilling Reality of America’s Worsening Jobs Crisis

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