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New Jobs in May All Services, Most Low-Wage

The U.S. Labor Department’s employment report for May, which reported an unchanged official unemployment rate of 6.3%, said that of 217,000 (seasonally adjusted) jobs added in the month, almost none were in goods-producing sectors of the economy. 195 more words

Economy

Tracing the Democratic Party's Pivot to Wall Street

An excerpt from the May edition.   by Chris Brennan

The egalitarian Left is long overdue for soul searching. For decades the Democratic Party, ostensibly the instrument of progressive policy, has informally renounced its New Deal roots. 2,351 more words