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Richard Wolff - Is Amazon the #1 threat to jobs?

In this 12 minute interview, economist Richard Wolff discusses a range of current issues, including Amazon’s threat to jobs, the stock market under Trump, and the repeal of Obamacare. 17 more words

Political Economy

How I found myself unemployed and angry

“Perhaps you should hand your notice in. You don’t seem as robust as you once were.” With disbelieving ears I absorbed the words and, winded by the wound they had inflicted, struggled to defend myself. 1,226 more words




Life is no doubt full of ups and downs and a typical example of  “the downs” is the current state of the Nigerian economy. It is no longer news that the country is going through some rough times as was revealed by the National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, which showed that in the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) for the second quarter of 2016, Nigeria’s economy contracted by 2.06 percent.The second quarter report makes Nigeria’s economy the worst in three decades, consequently, the Federal Government on August 31, 2016 officially confirmed that the Nigerian economy is in recession!!! 731 more words


Farming Crisis

Although we say, “We learn history to not repeat the past”, we always somehow end up reversing that statement. In Natalie Kitroeff and Geoffrey Mohan’s article, … 281 more words


2017.001 Legislative Alert

By law, if you are unemployed and want to claim unemployment insurance benefits, the you must be actively involved in seeking replacement employment. This is the law of the land, makes absolute sense, and is an essential element in claiming unemployment insurance benefits. 202 more words

Human Resources

Life Among the Unemployed - Making Hard Decisions

(These posts will appear when there is something to report)

Unemployment is not a straight line experience.  It changes as you go along, and that means decisions have to be made. 571 more words