The United States Has A Permanent Temp Worker Problem

By David Van Arsdale, Indypendent.org -

In the waiting room of an employment agency in Queens, laborers gather to be dispatched to warehouses and factories in New Jersey and upstate New York. Only their names are recorded before white [...]

How Accurate Are The US Jobs Numbers?

By Jack Rasmus, Counterpunch.org -

While the Current Establishment Survey (CES) Report (covering large businesses) shows 263,000 jobs created last month, the Current Population Survey (CPS) second Labor Dept. report (that covers [...]

Self Employment: An Effective Path For War Tax Refusal

By Staff, Nwtrcc.org -

This publication is one of a series of “practicals” that offer ideas, tips, and information for individuals who want to cut off their financial support for the U.S. war machine or are currently [...]

What America Would Look Like If It Guaranteed Everyone A Job

By Dylan Matthews, www.vox.com -

By Dylan Matthews for Vox Magazine - Imagine if a well-paying job, with benefits and a high enough salary to pay for rent, transportation, and food, were a human right. Imagine the US federal [...]

Brooklyn Youth Create Jobs (And Community Roots)

By Rebecca Nathanson, www.yesmagazine.org -

By Rebecca Nathanson for YES! Magazine - Snow covered most of the ground at El Garden, a community garden in the north Brooklyn neighborhood of Bushwick. The exception was the area around its [...]

Homeless Jump By 44,000 In LA County In Two Years

By Al JAzeera, www.facebook.com -

he number of homeless people in Los Angeles County jumped 12 percent in the past two years, to more than 44,000, amid a sluggish economic recovery that has left the poorest residents of the [...]