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Posts Tagged ‘employment

10 sad facts on the financial condition of American families

July 26, 2011

The financial condition of average American families continues to decline. #1 Only 58 percent of Americans have a job right now. #2 Only 56 percent of Americans are currently covered by employer-provided health insurance. #3 The median yearly wage in the United States is $26,261. #4 The average American household is carrying $75,600 in debt. […]

Empirical Proof that Offshoring has Ruined the US Economy

June 4, 2011

In March of 2011, two economists Michael Spence, a Nobel prize-winner, assisted by Sandile Hlatshwayo, a researcher at New York University, published a careful empirical look at jobs offshoring and concluded that it has indeed ruined the income and employment prospects for most Americans. With engineering, design, and research jobs offshored, and with many of […]

Fewer than 46 per cent of Americans have jobs

April 20, 2011

The percentage of Americans who have jobs has fallen to the lowest point in three decades and now hovers just above 45 percent of the total population, according to an analysis of labor data published by USA Today. The report, based on figures provided by the Census and the Bureau of Labor Statistics, showed only […]

How Would You Fix the Economy?

December 19, 2009

A contribution printed in the St. Petersburg Florida Times, where readers were asked for ideas on:  “How Would You Fix the Economy?” Dear Mr. President, Please find below my suggestion for fixing America ‘s economy. Instead of giving billions of dollars to companies that will squander the money on lavish parties and unearned bonuses, use […]