Tag Archives: Unemployment


Survey: Boston African-Americans Have An Average Net Worth Of $8 – Yes, We Said $8

By Newsweek.com

Boston’s reputation as a racist city was put to the test by The Boston Globe‘s Spotlight investigative team


African-Americans Still The Only Racial Group Earning Less Than They Did In 2000

By The Washington Post

African Americans were worse off financially in 2016 than they were in 2000.


Syracuse Makes The List Of One Of The Worst Cities For Black People To Live In America

By Syracuse.com

Syracuse is one of the 10 worst cities for black Americans to live, according to a new report.


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 —

Trump Is Kicking People Off Food Stamps, New Budget Resolution Reveals

By Newseek

UPDATE: The budget resolution passed by the House on Thursday will push millions

Own A Business? These Are The 4 Types of Insurance You Need

By Nav.com

There are a few things every business needs just to get by:


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


Every Member of this Native American Tribe is Paid $1 Million in Casino Profits

By Daily Mail

America’s richest Indian tribe has 99.2 per cent unemployment — and it’s all voluntary, tribal leaders boast.


South Shore : The Eviction Capital of Chicago

By Chicago Reader

Of the dozen evictions one four-deputy squad from the Cook County sheriff’s office set out to enforce on the south side last Friday, none ended in a screaming match, armed showdown,


People Aren’t Poor Because They’re Lazy : The Real Reason People Suffer Poverty in America

By Washington Post

In response to a question about his party’s plan to increase the cost of health insurance, Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) suggested that people should “invest in their own health care” instead of “getting that new iPhone.”


7 Myths About Welfare People Think Are True

By Groundswell

Angry Americans have a lot to say about welfare.


Why Aren’t Hard Working Black People Being Treated Fairly In The Work Place

By Washington Post

We’ve known for a while that black Americans aren’t making economic progress.


Census Bureau’s Study Concludes that Incomes Are Rising and Poverty is Decreasing

By The Network Journal

The economic recovery is finally providing relief to America’s long-running problem of stagnant


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,


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.

Black Lives Matter protesters and supporters march from the Minneapolis Police Department's Fourth Precinct to the Federal Building in Minneapolis, Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015. The fatal shooting of Jamar Clark, a black man, by a Minneapolis police officer, has pushed racial tensions in the city's small but concentrated minority community to the fore, with the police precinct besieged by the makeshift encampment and many protesters. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

Black Health Matters: Bring the Revolution Home

By LaTroya Hester

We have been chanting that Black lives matter — that our lives matter — for some time now.


Rise of the robots will eliminate more than 5 million jobs

By Jill Ward

Over five million jobs will be lost by 2020 as a result of developments in genetics, artificial intelligence, robotics and other technological change,


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


Washington D.C. has the longest paid family leave time in the country

The District would become the most generous place in the country for a worker to take time off after giving birth