Tag Archives : Unemployment


Doubling Down on Inflation

Source: http://www.europac.net By Peter Schiff September 10, 2014 Doubling Down on Inflation   Friday’s release of disappointing August payroll numbers should have been a jarring wake-up call warning Wall Street that the economy has been treading on thin ice. Instead the alarm clock was stuffed under the pillow and Wall Street kept sleeping. The miss was […]

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Small Business Ownership In America Is At An All-Time Low

Source: http://theeconomiccollapseblog.com By Michael Snyder   Small Business Ownership In America Is At An All-Time Low   According to the Federal Reserve, the percentage of American families that own a small business is at the lowest level that has ever been recorded.  In a report that was just released entitled “Changes in U.S. Family Finances […]


If The Economy Is Recovering, Why Is The Labor Force Participation Rate At A 36 Year Low?

Source: http://theeconomiccollapseblog.com By Michael Snyder   If The Economy Is Recovering, Why Is The Labor Force Participation Rate At A 36 Year Low?   Should we be concerned that the percentage of Americans that are either working or looking for work is the lowest that it has been in 36 years?  In August, an all-time […]

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The De-industrialization of America

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, Dave Kranzler, and John Titus Aug. 11, 2014 The De-industrialization of America   On January 6, 2004, Paul Craig Roberts and US Senator Charles Schumer published a jointly written article on the op-ed page of the New York Times titled “Second Thoughts on Free Trade.” The article pointed out that […]


Labor Unions Are Anti-Labor

Source: http://mises.org By George Reisman   Labor Unions Are Anti-Labor   Many Americans, perhaps a substantial majority, still believe that, irrespective of any problems they may have caused, labor unions are fundamentally an institution that exists in the vital elf-interest of wage earners. Indeed, many believe that it is labor unions that stand between the […]

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Virtual Economy’s Phantom Job Gains Are Based on Statistical Fraud

Source: http://www.paulcraigroberts.org By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts   Virtual Economy’s Phantom Job Gains Are Based on Statistical Fraud And More Fraud Is in the Works   Washington can’t stop lying. Don’t be convinced by last Thursday’s job report that it is your fault if you don’t have a job. Those 288,000 jobs and 6.1% unemployment […]


18 Signs That The Global Economic Crisis Is Accelerating As We Enter The Last Half Of 2014

  Source: http://theeconomiccollapseblog.com By Michael Snyder   18 Signs That The Global Economic Crisis Is Accelerating As We Enter The Last Half Of 2014   A lot of people that I talk to these days want to know “when things are going to start happening”.  Well, there are certainly some perilous times on the horizon, […]

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Stone Cold Proof That Government Economic Numbers Are Being Highly Manipulated

  Source: http://theeconomiccollapseblog.com By Michael Snyder Stone Cold Proof That Government Economic Numbers Are Being Highly Manipulated   How in the world does the government expect us to trust the economic numbers that they give us anymore?  For a long time, many have suspected that they were being manipulated, and as you will see below […]


Even the Feds Admit Minimum Wages Cause Unemployment

  Source: https://mises.org By Nicholas Freiling Even the Feds Admit Minimum Wages Cause Unemployment   Minimum wage doesn’t apply to everyone. When Congress first established minimum wage in the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, it left a loophole for businesses that employ people with disabilities. The Secretary, to the extent necessary to prevent curtailment […]

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More Phantom Jobs Created–All In The Wrong Places

  Source: http://www.paulcraigroberts.org By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts More Phantom Jobs Created–All In The Wrong Places   Last April I saw a report that 83% of May’s college graduates did not have a job. I remarked that in my day most of us had 2 or 3 job or graduate school offers before we graduated. […]