• The new normal

    The new normal

    October 21, 2009 By Sam Webb

    Goldman Sachs and J.P. Morgan Chase are back to the "old normal." Profits are soaring - $3.2 billion and $3.6 billion respectively in the third quarter

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  • ‘Young workers: A lost decade’

    ‘Young workers: A lost decade’

    September 1, 2009

    Something bad happened in the past 10 years to young workers in this country: Since 1999, more of them now have lower-paying jobs, if they can get a job at all; health care is a rare...

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  • What a recession means for Black America

    What a recession means for Black America

    February 22, 2009 By Algernon Austin

    Recessions hurt. And they hurt the poor and socially marginalized populations the most. As we face the prospect of the second recession of the decade and consider the merits of various stimulus packages, it is useful...

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