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"Democrats are allowing jobless aid to expire just as an eviction ban lapses, which risks leaving 10 million unemployed feeling 'neglected' during the Delta surge."
"Democrats are allowing jobless aid to expire just as an eviction ban lapses, which risks leaving 10 million unemployed feeling 'neglected' during the Delta surge."
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"Beijing’s regulatory crackdowns on key industries heap further pressure on the nation’s weak jobs sector amid more signs of a broad economic slowdown."
"Beijing’s regulatory crackdowns on key industries heap further pressure on the nation’s weak jobs sector amid more signs of a broad economic slowdown."
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"It is too late for the Fed to prevent a dangerous asset price and credit market bubble from forming or to spare us from an unpleasant inflationary episode."
"It is too late for the Fed to prevent a dangerous asset price and credit market bubble from forming or to spare us from an unpleasant inflationary episode."
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"A job guarantee is necessary both for managing the disruptions wrought by global warming and for achieving a smooth, just transition to a low-carbon economy. And since the policy is also wildly popular, it should be a no-brainer for any _...Read More_
"A job guarantee is necessary both for managing the disruptions wrought by global warming and for achieving a smooth, just transition to a low-carbon economy. And since the policy is also wildly popular, it should be a no-brainer for any _...Read More_
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>"When government benefits are taken into account, a smaller share of the population was living in poverty in 2020 even as the pandemic _...Read More_
>"When government benefits are taken into account, a smaller share of the population was living in poverty in 2020 even as the pandemic _...Read More_
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"Recent developments in the organisation of production have led to the decline of wage employment across much of the world."
"Recent developments in the organisation of production have led to the decline of wage employment across much of the world."
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thehill.com ↗︎
Patrice Onwuka, opinion contributor, Patrice Onwuka, opinion contributor
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thehill.com ↗︎
Patrice Onwuka, opinion contributor, Patrice Onwuka, opinion contributor
>"There are reasons to believe that not only is the unemployment insurance expiration overdue but that workers, especially women, will be better off for it and end up with benefits that exceed a monthly check."
>"There are reasons to believe that not only is the unemployment insurance expiration overdue but that workers, especially women, will be better off for it and end up with benefits that exceed a monthly check."
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"On paper, this recovery from the COVID-19 recession is one of the fastest on record. But joblessness is still much higher than economic data suggest."
"On paper, this recovery from the COVID-19 recession is one of the fastest on record. But joblessness is still much higher than economic data suggest."
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"As McDonald’s and others increase wages, some economists say the balance is shifting in favor of workers – but will it last?"
"As McDonald’s and others increase wages, some economists say the balance is shifting in favor of workers – but will it last?"
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>"The president has encouraged some states to continue helping the long-term unemployed, but administration officials said it was time for enhanced federal aid to end."
>"The president has encouraged some states to continue helping the long-term unemployed, but administration officials said it was time for enhanced federal aid to end."
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"Federal unemployment programs in place since March 2020 are ending. Recipients unable to find work are worried about the ability to pay bills."
"Federal unemployment programs in place since March 2020 are ending. Recipients unable to find work are worried about the ability to pay bills."
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"The economy is undergoing massive changes. There’s a big mismatch at the moment between the jobs available and what workers want."
"The economy is undergoing massive changes. There’s a big mismatch at the moment between the jobs available and what workers want."
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"Imagine the U.S. had a market mechanism that spurred employers to voluntarily pay higher wages, offer better benefits and use workers more productively. Actually, that mechanism exists — it’s called a labor shortage"
"Imagine the U.S. had a market mechanism that spurred employers to voluntarily pay higher wages, offer better benefits and use workers more productively. Actually, that mechanism exists — it’s called a labor shortage"
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>"Over seven million people across the U.S. will lose their unemployment benefits beginning on Monday as pandemic safety nets expire."
>"Over seven million people across the U.S. will lose their unemployment benefits beginning on Monday as pandemic safety nets expire."
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"While the story of the week was the big “miss” in Nonfarm Payrolls, most of the incoming data continue to be much softer than the markets or financial media let on, as they continue to ignore the implications."
"While the story of the week was the big “miss” in Nonfarm Payrolls, most of the incoming data continue to be much softer than the markets or financial media let on, as they continue to ignore the implications."