Category Archives: Employment

The Populist Surge – Analysis from Across the Pond

  On June 27th, Martin Wolf in the Financial Times writes: Why has the appeal of populist ideas grown in western countries? Is this a temporary phenomenon? In the wake of Brexit and the election of Donald Trump, the collapse … Continue reading

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The Brownback Tax Cut Experiment Ends in Kansas

Howard Gleckman June 7, 2017 Just as President Trump is ramping up his push for a major tax cut that he believes will pay for itself through faster economic growth, the Kansas template for that approach has crashed and burned. … Continue reading

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The Potemkin Policies of Donald Trump

Published in The Atlantic DEREK THOMPSON JUN 7, 2017 The simplest summary of White House economic policy to date is four words long: There is no policy. John Sommers II / Reuters DEREK THOMPSON JUN 7, 2017 BUSINESS Share Tweet … Continue reading

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Sweet Home Alabama?

Alabama counties cut 85% of their food stamp participants with no work in sight By Walter Einenkel Tuesday Jun 06, 2017 · 2:45 PM EDT Maybe he can find a job at that abandoned building? REBLOGGED BY Daily Kos Social … Continue reading

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New York Hosp. Assoc. “bigly” upset

My friend Mike Anthony who was a Hospital Administrator submitted this: I’m sharing with you the Greater New York Hospital Association‘s response to the House passed AHCA. Ken Raske has been in charge of GNYHA for many years and knows … Continue reading

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What Ivanka Trump doesn’t know will hurt us all

Posted on Salon.com SATURDAY, MAY 6, 2017 05:00 PM EDT I read “Women Who Work” so you don’t have to. Ivanka’s “successful businesswoman” reputation is kind of a sham ERIN KEANE Ivanka Trump (Credit: Salon/Flora Thevoux) Ivanka Trump’s new book … Continue reading

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An Empty Promise: The Working Families Flexibility Act Would Give Workers Less Flexibility and Less Pay

By National Partnership for Women & Families APRIL 2017 The Working Families Flexibility Act sets up a dangerous false choice between time and money, when working families urgently need both. The bill does not promote family friendly or flexible workplaces. Instead, … Continue reading

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