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ANDY PUZDER: A Closer Look at Scott Walker’s Record on Jobs

Wall Street Journal — Unemployment is well below the national average, and labor-force participation is rising.

Wisconsin ranks 40th in the nation for job growth, or so says a recent Bureau of Labor Statistics report. 71 more words

Politics

Income and wealth inequality are different: income is contingent on conformity

In several past posts, I wondered about the debate over income inequality and in particular why it seems income is more controversial than wealth.   I pondered whether income inequality is a euphemism for envy or jealousy of inequality of… 2,749 more words

Labor Force Participation

The Labor Force Projections in US - A Map

From 2010 to 2030, patterns of labor force participation will change across regions of the United States. In some regions, the primary demographic effect will be changes in age structure, which will drive declines in labor force participation rates. 86 more words

In The News

Bill Galston: National-Security Worries Rise as a Test for 2016

Wall Street Journal: By a stunning 62%-30%, Americans now support sending U.S. troops to fight Islamic State.

Events overseas are upending long-settled expectations about the 2016 presidential campaign. 56 more words

Politics

Labor Force Participation Rate At Lowest Level Since 1978

CNS News: The labor force participation rate hovered between 62.9 percent and 62.7 percent in the eleven months from April 2014 through February, and has been 62.9 percent or lower in 13 of the 17 months since October 2013. 88 more words

Economy

The End Of The American Dream (In 1 Uncomfortable Chart), from Zero Hedge

The dream of life in the vassal state formerly known as America is fading fast. As The Bureau of Labor & Statistics (BLS) reported yesterday, there has never been a lower percentage of American men in the workforce.

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Economics