Opinion

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The human dimension of long-term joblessness

Millions are still out of work or underemployed, and our economy isn't anywhere near full capacity.

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Republicans cover their fiscal irresponsibility with Detroit's money

While banks, auto companies and the state of Michigan itself have all been bailed out with taxpayer money, Detroit has not received bailouts from anybody

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Putting the Occupy movement in historical perspective

 

Indeed there is civil unrest! Workers cry out for justice, as workloads grow and wages stagnate while owners' profits soar, as jobs are sent overseas.

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Wall Street wants to “occupy” Detroit’s finances

Given the revenue streams that go straight to Wall Street from Detroit, it is not far off to characterize any emergency financial manager as a Wall Street financial dictator.

Poverty is up and guess what? Corporate taxes are down

As the deadline for the Senate super committee draws nearer two new studies highlight what's at stake.

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Occupy: embrace the new, build the movement

This is a volatile moment: The class struggle is intensifying and the outcome is still to be decided. The battle is for  the future of our democracy, economy, and country.

What do trade deals have to do with the Occupy movement?

What do these two seemingly different events - the recent China trade deal and the Occupy movement - have in common?

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Manufacturing jobs coming back to the U.S.? What’s the catch?

The big-name Boston Consulting Group issued a report titled "Made in America Again: Why Manufacturing Will Return to the U.S." But the key word in the title is why.

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Suspicions confirmed: It’s lack of demand, stupid!

Lack of demand, not government regulation, is the big problem with the economy.

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Troops coming home from Iraq - can Afghanistan be next?

As important as the troop withdrawal is what happens to them after they leave. Will they go now to Afghanistan? Will they serve in some other location abroad?

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