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GENE HEALY: Take Me Down To The Parasite City. Have you seen the latest jobs report? Major buzzk…

GENE HEALY: Take Me Down To The Parasite City. Have you seen the latest jobs report? Major buzzkill: creeping unemployment, anemic growth, and the recovery’s totally stalled. But not here: The District is booming! “Washington may have the healthiest economy of any major metropolitan area in the country,” says New York Times D.C. bureau chief [...]
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Stiglitz: We Must Have A Second Round Of Stimulus If We're Going To Get More Jobs

Business & Finance : Business Insider: Clusterstock (4 years ago)

Ahead of today's jobs report, Joseph Stiglitz is calling for a second stimulus to fight the unemployment problem in the U.S. Stiglitz, speaking to Bloomberg TV, called the recovery "anemic" and said: The recovery is so weak that it ... Read Post

Why the middle class is not feeling a recovery

Business & Finance : The Business Desk with Paul Solman (yesterday)

The wealth gap between upper and middle-income Americans is at a 30-year high. Photo by Flickr user Noël. An unemployment rate that’s the lowest since 2008 and 321,000 jobs added in November — with wage growth? On top of average mon... Read Post

Gene Healy on Why Washington, D.C. Is So Wealthy

News : Reason (2 years ago)

Have you seen the latest jobs report? Major buzzkill: creeping unemployment, anemic growth, and the recovery's otally stalled. But not in Washington: The District is booming! Construction cranes dominate the downtown skyline, and yo... Read Post


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