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Is Trump Best "Jobs President"?

This past weekend, Donald Trump was in “steel country”, near Pittsburgh, and he was doing some classic “Trump campaigning” in support of GOP candidate Rick Saccone, who’s running for a House seat in a special election. 467 more words

London-St. Thomas unemployment rate rises to 6.7% in February

London’s jobless rate has risen for the third straight month.

Stats Canada says the unemployment rate rose to 6.7 per cent last month, up from 6.5 per cent in January. 276 more words


US Workers And Their Decades Of Lost Earnings

It happened gradually, but thanks to the US media, economic news has largely been reduced to stock market reporting.  Want to know how the economy is doing?  637 more words

Job Creation

OFF Fossil Fuels, On With Jobs

Big oil and other corporate polluters love to frame ‘the economy’ or ‘jobs’ as being completely at odds with caring for the planet that sustains life for all of us. 152 more words

Political Action

Predatory Investment: The Rise of Financial Piracy

According to standard economic theory, investment is good and therefore should be encouraged because, among its many other benefits, such as permitting those who save money to make money from their savings, it provides businesses with the money they need in order to buy equipment, rent office or factory space, or expand their operations, and hence, it creates jobs, which increases total employment while diminishing the level of unemployment. 4,033 more words

Act II: Free-Market Folly: Why Economics Is Not A Science

Alumni Spotlight- Jackie’s Jams (SB17-EMBC)

Selling Sweet Spreads to Healthy Lifestyles

Jackie’s Jams, a California-based manufacturer of artisanal jams and jellies is blazing the trail in the food industry for producing local products that are all natural, with little to no sugars and no preservatives added.   960 more words


Financial Speculation is a Form of Gambling

The widespread economic belief that all forms of investment are beneficial because they help develop the economy while creating jobs is becoming less and less true. 3,033 more words

Act II: Free-Market Folly: Why Economics Is Not A Science