A public works program would create thousands of jobs and repair the nation's crumbling infrastructure.
What is delaying an economic recovery is not too much spending and a growing deficit, but not enough federal spending.
At few times in our nation's history has the cry for jobs - and the need to organize those doing the crying - been more apparent and more possible.
Give a business owner a million dollars a day in "incentives" - if no one is coming into the store, the owner will not create a single new job.
Somehow, an NBC sitcom about U.S. jobs going overseas is becoming a hit.
Comprehensive energy and climate policies, and infrastructure spending on clean transportation, could create 3.7 million jobs in the U.S., a new study shows.
The Republicans are fond of saying that small business creates 70 percent of all jobs. They don't tell you that small business is also responsible for 70 percent of all layoffs. That's the nature of small business. They start up and go out of business all the time.
Whether and how the Obama economic team shifts after the departure of Summers will reflect much more than simply what the president would like to do.
Fortune 500 companies are sitting on $1.18 trillion while Alan Simpson calls seniors "greedy geezers" - but cheers to the folks and organizations who are doing something about it.