Tag: economy

Malaise
May 31, 2015

Malaise

BY SUSAN ESTRICH It’s “June gloom” in Southern California, that period well known to locals when the sunshine you expect doesn’t show until the end of the day, if at all. This year, the gloom couldn’t wait until June, and so it came in May. That may also be true for the country. Back in…

If The Numbers Are So Good …
May 15, 2015

If The Numbers Are So Good …

BY SUSAN ESTRICH How come everyone I know is depressed? I mean the job numbers. And I don’t mean that literally everyone I know is depressed. But you don’t hear too many people humming show tunes in the grocery line. People seem to pull away from the television screen in the elevator, as if the…

Tired Of Being Played
January 19, 2015

Tired Of Being Played

BY SHARON MARTIN Mitch McConnell, Obstructer-in-Chief, recently took credit for the current economic recovery. Brazen, for sure, but he knows that in politics, truth doesn’t matter. How else could our democratic republic have been replaced with a feudal-type system? Welcome to the dark ages of the United States of America. This corporate coup relies on…

Debunking Christie’s Minimum Wage Mythology
October 26, 2014

Debunking Christie’s Minimum Wage Mythology

BY JOE CONASON If there is any upside to the constant blabber from a politician such as Chris Christie, it is that he blurts out what others like him would never say in public – for instance, his recent remarks at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. “I’m tired of hearing about the minimum wage,” said…

Freedom From Fear
March 23, 2014

Freedom From Fear

BY DAVID PERRYMAN Henry Ford was quite a character. The Ford Motor Co. website contains a page called “Henry Ford’s $5-a-Day Revolution,” explaining the industrialist’s motivation to double the average daily wage of his workers. According to the webpage, Mr. Ford wanted to retain workers and also believed that he could sell more vehicles “if…

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