13 posts categorized "Jobs"

October 10, 2011

The Inconvenient Good News in the Employment Report

Both Democrats and Republicans were quick to leap on the superficially tepid jobs report Friday to prove their partisan points. Both sides studiously ignored the good news hidden in the details: the private sector added enough jobs in S More...

October 04, 2011

Jobs Go Awaiting… Or to China

"China, which currently mines most of the world's rare earths of both types [light and heavy], has a chokehold on heavy rare earths, producing 99 percent of the global supply.

"In its report last December, the Energy Department said it could take More...

September 12, 2011

Irene Lesson #2: Nothing in America is Shovel Ready – Until It Has to Be

"There's no such thing as shovel-ready projects," President Obama told the New York Times last year, reflecting on why the Stimulus Act didn' More...

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