Monthly Archives: August 2012

Young People are the Most Screwed When it Comes to Jobs

August 21, 2012.  A lot has been written about people in their ‘50’s who get laid off and can’t find work for years, but there’s an age group doing lots worse, lots worse.  The group is young people, teenagers and … Continue reading

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The “Send U.S. Jobs Overseas Act”

Democracy Now! had a talk with the author of a new report about the money being held by the super-rich in “offshore” accounts.  The amount is mindboggling: $21 to $32 trillion dollars.  To get an idea of this amount, $21 … Continue reading

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Unemployment Grew Worse in July

August 4.  Wall Street zipped up Friday because there was an estimated 163,000 more jobs created in July.  But the number is deceiving.  That number is put together by asking employers about new hires.  The government does another survey where … Continue reading

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Former Inspector General Says “I Hope We See People in Handcuffs”

Sounds like a movie, a secret conspiracy of the world’s biggest bankers playing with trillions in loans and fixing rates to line their pockets.  But it was very real and the big British bank Barclays has already paid $453 million … Continue reading

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