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American Income Inequality Widens

The debates about income and wealth distribution continue without demonstrable progress towards change, which means the inequality gaps continues to widen without much expectation of change. 123 more words


Are Gas Shortages Coming to America?

By Daisy Luther – The Organic Prepper

Gas shortages could be coming to America…and quickly.

An unexpected fuel crisis has hit Canada. According to a Canadian blogger and… 1,207 more words


Thanks to Dr. Vick and the Appalachian Teaching Project!

Thanks so much to Dr. Brandon Vick and the Appalachian Teaching Project for helping us to study living wages in our community. Under the guidance of Dr. 60 more words


How Today's Jobs Report Makes Janet Yellen's Life Harder

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen faces the biggest decision of her career later this month, when a Federal Reserve committee may raise interest rates for the first time since 2008. 345 more words

TSX, U.S. stock markets dive on weak jobs report, rate-hike worries

TORONTO – The Toronto Stock Exchange and major U.S. markets were down Friday as investors digested a disappointing jobs report in the United States.

The report wasn’t weak enough to derail a possible interest rate hike from the U.S. 159 more words


This Chart Shows How Far the Economy Has Come Since the Recession

The unemployment rate has dropped to its lowest level in more than seven years, according to a jobs report released Friday. In August, 173,000 jobs were added, driving the unemployment rate down from 5.3% to 5.1% during the month. 97 more words

The dry stream of musicians' royalties

(K. Brent Tomer),

IN NOVEMBER last year, Taylor Swift withdrew most of her music from Spotify, complaining that the music-streaming service made her music available to all users, not just paying subscribers. 159 more words

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