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Republicans have finally come up with a way to end unemployment: stop counting it.
A bill introduced by Rep. Jeff Duncan (R-SC) would prevent the U.S. Census Bureau from conducting nearly all surveys except for a population count every 10 years. For the Bureau of Labor Statistics, which relies on the Census Bureau [...]
Dear UCubed Leader,
Numbers mask the agonized face of fate. In world wars and global recessions, massive numbers dull the senses. How many months does it take for outrage to shift towards acceptance? How many years does it take for acceptance to turn into indifference?
For those still seeking work, half a decade has passed since the [...]
Dear UCubed Leaders:
Back in the day, Congress could not levy taxes, could not encourage commerce and economic development, could not approve treaties, could not protect manufacturing and could not defend its borders.
Sound familiar? It should. Sequestration takes effect today. And once again Congress could not act.
A post-war depression, a credit squeeze and austerity measures taken [...]
WASHINGTON, Feb 13, 2013 — Union of Unemployed (UCubed) President Rick Sloan issued the following statement in response to President Barack Obama’s 2013 State of the Union address:
“Last night Americans who still seek work heard President Barack Obama speak directly to them. From its opening paragraphs, his State of the Union speech gave 22.7 million [...]
The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) announced earlier this morning that based on its monthly survey of households, in January 2013:
U.S. employers added 157,000 non-farm jobs versus the 166,000 that were expected per the monthly Wall Street Journal survey of economists.
The BLS Unemployment Rate at 7.9% was essentially unchanged from December’s adjusted rate of 7.8%.
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- someone should have been paying more attention in Massachusetts!
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