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What if you added in the employed and discouraged?

From here:

I know our fabulous ruling class would rather focus on the employed/unemployed axis rather than the encouraged/discouraged axis, the discouraged rate in the wake of the Great Recession, which was instigated by folks at the top?

It’s pretty fuckin’ high.

D. Politics

The irony is that neither Wall St. nor the for profit warmongers are competent

From here:

For the various rent-a-gun companies, construction and supply outfits, and weapons makers that have been the beneficiaries of the wholesale privatization of American war since 9/11, impunity has become the new reality. 119 more words

D. Politics

I'd rather eat glass

Headline from CNBC:

Mr. Fix It: US needs Reagan-style overhaul

Oh yeah, we need a senile, homophobic, debt ladling warmonger to turn us around.

#reaganblows

D. Politics

Funny, there always seems to be a reason why $15/hour is a horrible idea for minimum wage

From here:

Howard Schultz supports a minimum wage hike but says ‘Fifteen dollars an hour could be a job killer for small businesses.’

Howard Schultz founded Starbucks and boy does their coffee suck. 19 more words

D. Politics

Have the great digital empires Google and Facebook decided all net traffic is not equal?

From here:

Since the Federal Communications Commission proposed in May to let cable and telephone companies offer special Internet fast lanes for companies willing to pay extra, lobbyists for Google haven’t visited the agency to intervene, FCC records show. 114 more words

D. Politics

U.S. stock market half Ponzi, half disconnected 1% circle jerk

Blurb from cbsnews.com:

In fact, the majority of Americans have no money in the stock market at all, including retirement accounts. Some 53 percent of Americans avoid the market completely, according to a Pew Research survey last year. 65 more words

D. Politics

Because folks don't need to eat?

Headline from CNBC here:

Why rising food costs may not hit consumers

This sounds like some crazy white man’s logic.

D. Politics