• Unemployment at record levels

    Unemployment at record levels

    November 9, 2009 By John Wojcik

    The nation's official unemployment rate soared into double-digit territory in October, increasing 0.4 percent that month, to 10.2 percent, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported.

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  • Some folks are starting to panic

    Some folks are starting to panic

    November 4, 2009 By John Case

    Democratic defeats in Virginia and New Jersey reveal the destruction that the extended downturn is wreaking on workers' employment, and income, and stability.

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  • Deficit lies

    Deficit lies

    October 29, 2009 By PW Editorial Board

    The Republican attacks on extending the economic stimulus, on universal health care, on climate change legislation and financial reform all make reference to the exploding deficit and to the burden an immense debt may place on...

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