Category Archives: economics

Local Economy Dependent on Immigrants

Recent reports describe  increased round up of latinos. Along with suspected “bad guys” ICE is sweeping up many more innocent undocumented workers.  This was highlighted by the latest Trump visit to Long Island and Lee Zeldin’s cheer leading.  Read more … Continue reading

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Jobs? Where are they?

From: John Tepper Marlin, Ph.D., President, Boissevain Books LLC,  Principal, CityEconomist WHERE ARE THOSE GREAT NEW JOBS FOR LONG ISLAND THAT TRUMP AND ZELDIN PROMISED These figures were released this morning by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. They are for Nassau and … Continue reading

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The Republican Tax Scam

By Saumya Narechania, National Issues Campaign Manager, Organizing for Action Yesterday’s tax scam will go down as one of the most shameful acts in Senate history. In a single bill — finalized Friday night (Dec 1, 2017) in scribbled handwriting, … Continue reading

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Why are Drug Prices Going Through the Roof?

By Francesca Rheannon, Journalist Writer’s Voice with Francesca Rheannon, Producer and Host Twitter Accounts: @WritersVoice On Facebook & LinkedIn http://www.writersvoice.net/2017/11/wendell-potter-gerald-friedman/ Why are drug prices going through the roof? We talk with Wendell Potter about Big Pharma and what his new investigative journalism site, Tarbell, is … Continue reading

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Nassau-Suffolk continues to Lag Well Behind New York City in Job Growth.

Submitted by John Tepper-Marlin New York State Department of Labor Contact Us: 518-457-5519 October 19, 2017 NYS Economy Added 84,400 Private Sector Jobs over the Past Year From September 2016 to September 2017, New York State’s private sector job count … Continue reading

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Short Hospital Stocks!

I have been waiting for this:  Wall street is jittery about Hospital stocks.  Here is why: (1) Investors are approaching hospital stocks cautiously As  Les Masterson   has said: “Some unfavorable financial trends and an air of uncertainty for healthcare’s future … Continue reading

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Tax Cuts for Oligarchs

Letter to the East Hampton Star published Sep. 28, 2017 There is so much in the news today about oligarchs. Do most readers know who or what they are? “Siri,” I asked into my iPhone, “what is the definition of … Continue reading

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