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The battle continues... West Coast port crisis not over.

It’s not time to pour the champagne just yet. “Ship” hit the main-stream news fan late last week when Labor Secretary Tom Perez game both sides until Friday to settle the dispute… 398 more words

Port

President Obama: No accident economy improving on his watch

WASHINGTON (AP) — Taunting Republicans, President Barack Obama on Friday said it’s “not an accident” that the economy is improving on his watch and that Republicans’ “doom and gloom” predictions haven’t come true. 157 more words

Politics

The Atlantic: Opinion: Alana Semuels: A Better Way to Help The Long-Term Unemployed


The Atlantic: Opinion: Alana Semuels: A Better Way to Help The Long-Term Unemployed

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There are people on public assistance who didn’t even finish high school and now are single parents generally mothers who have very little if any job experience even at low-skilled low-income jobs. 419 more words

Economic Freedom

The Atlantic: Opinion: Alana Semuels: A Better Way to Help The Long-Term Unemployed


The Atlantic: Opinion: Alana Semuels: A Better Way to Help The Long-Term Unemployed

There are people on public assistance who didn’t even finish high school and now are single parents generally mothers who have very little if any job experience even at low-skilled low-income jobs. 419 more words

Education

"There’s no improvement in the economy!"

The story is about how the hosts at CNBC were stunned by having the truth told to them about the state of the American economy. The truth may not set you free, but at least it might get you to start doing what’s needed, assuming that anyone any longer knows that that is. 167 more words

Economic Theory And Policy