Tag Archives: unemployed


Is The Black Community Embarrassed To See Poor Black People On Television?

By Atlanta Black Star

Television is experiencing a “New Golden Age.”  Television dramas and comedies are earning high praise

Studies Find That Children Learn To Undervalue Women From Their Parents

By Washington Post

With good reason, much of the concern about misogyny is currently focused on the workplace.


Statistics Validate The Obvious; Most Mass Shootings Are Committed By White Males

By Yahoo

The deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history was shocking in its scale —


Finland Experiments With Universal Basic Income – With Great Results

By Independent

Finland has been giving 2,000 of its citizens an unconditional income for the last five months


The Rate of Joblessness for Young Black Men is a National Disgrace

By Real Clear Policy

The rioting in Milwaukee over a police killing of an armed black man has reanimated the issue of longstanding black joblessness. Between 2010 and 2014, Milwaukee’s average rate of black joblessness was 54 percent,

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Trump Supporter Believes Trumpcare Dratiscally Lowered Her Healthcare Costs, Except Trumpcare Hasn’t Started Yet

By Raw Story

A Tennessee woman who backs President Donald Trump credits God and the Republican health care bill — which hasn’t been voted into law — for her family’s dramatically lower insurance costs.


White Males Continue to Earn More Than Women and Minorities

By Eur Web

A sadly unsurprising new study reveals that, on average, young minorities and women are not thriving in the same ways as white males,

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There Is No Middle Class- 51% of American Workers Make Less Than $30K a Year

By Washington Blog

We just got more evidence that the middle class in America is dying.  According to brand new numbers that were just released


The U.S. has locked up so many black people, everyone thinks it’s normal

By The Washington Post

For as long as the government has kept track, the economic statistics have shown a troubling racial gap.


Homelessness is directly tied into racism

By the Huffington Post

The United States faces a deeply troublesome, maddeningly persistent racial gap in income and wealth


Study proves that Black people have to work twice as hard

By The Atlantic

For decades, black parents have told their children that in order to succeed despite racial discrimination


Study: White collar workers more likely to commit suicide

By Market Watch

On May 28 at around 10:40 a.m., Thomas J. Hughes, 29, jumped from the 24th floor of his apartment building in Manhattan.


British man has 26 children by 15 different women- says being a bouncer made him do it

By The Mirror

A father-of-26 dubbed ‘Britain’s most feckless father’ said his job as a bouncer was the reason why he has such a large number of children.


Some people are still suffering despite low unemployment rate

By The Washington Post via AP

WASHINGTON — The unemployment rate no longer seems to reflect America’s mood.


Unemployment rate drops to 5.8%

By USA Today

The resurgent labor market kept chugging in October as employers added 214,000 jobs but wage growth remained sluggish, the Labor Department said Friday.

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Unemployed Americans Are Miserable

By Danny Vinik

For much of the year, congressional Democrats have tried to convince their Republican counterparts to pass an extension of long-term unemployment benefits, arguing that failure to do only exacerbates the pain of the long-term unemployed. A 2012 paper dug up Tuesday by the conservative American Enterprise Institute’s Andrew C. Quinn makes that case more convincingly than ever.


Time ran out on the unemployment extension proposal– 2 million people without help!

Barring an unexpected change of direction from the Republican leadership, the House of Representatives on Friday evening will go into recess yet again without taking action on extending emergency unemployment compensation benefits for millions of the long-term jobless.


Senate Approves Unemployment Extension But House Still Divided

The Senate officially passed legislation to extend unemployment insurance benefits Monday afternoon, leaving their bill in the hands of a House that is not just divided between Democrats and Republicans, but among members of the GOP on how to proceed.


I’m Unemployed and Can’t Afford Obamacare. Will they fine me?

As the last few Americans scramble to sign up for the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obama Care, many questions arise.  While the Affordable Care Act is helping millions of people, it is also hurting a few others, especially in the pockets.