When Will Congress Address Credit Card Debt?

In the various bills coming out of Congress to address the economic hardships being experienced by everyday Americans…there are plans in place to help making/delaying mortgage payments…rent payments…delays in evictions…student loans…etc. Yes it is important to make sure everyone has stable housing during the stay at home environment. And then…

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Winning Our Way To A Recession

No…really: The Dow has dropped more than 600 points, or about 2.5%. Investors have been whipsawed in recent days from mixed signals emerging from the Trump administration about tariffs and the escalating trade war with China. The jitters were exacerbated amid worrisome economic data from two big countries was announced….

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Walgreens Closing Stores in “Winning Economy”!

After reading this morning’s business news and seeing that Barneys New York is closing all of its stores except the one on Madison Ave in New York and filing chapter 11 AND Perkins & Marie Callender’s LLC is filing for chapter 11 and trying to sell off assets…I thought…well we…

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For All Debts, Public and Private

Here’s a little tidbit about modern society. There are businesses that won’t accept cash. I know that I’ve been in a few bars and neighborhood delis that don’t accept cards but someone who won’t accept cash?? … as digital technology advances — and with it, methods of payment — experts say cash…

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Some Thoughts On the H1-B Visas

One of the next targets under consideration for modification or deletion under the Trump regime’s fascination with immigration is the H-1B visa. These visas allow companies to import talented employees from overseas. They are not considered to be immigrants and the visas have time limits. These employees are frequently IT…

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Not All Democrats Seem To Get It

NPR ran an item earlier this week about Donald Trump’s ‘saving’ of jobs at Carrier in Indiana. They interviewed former Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm (D). She said she agreed with the move in Indiana and thought it was great that Mr. Trump wanted to renegotiate trade agreements. And that she…

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Robert Reich on the Economic Success in Kansas vs California

To follow up on my older blog post on the economic nirvana of Kansas is a little video from Robert Reich: or check this out about Wisconsin:

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Donald Trump Isn’t Bringing Those Jobs Back To America!

One of the keystones of Donald Trump’s stump speech is how he is going to bring back jobs by being a tough negotiator on trade deals, enacting stiff tariffs on imported goods, and threatening American companies with sanctions if they move jobs out of the country. But those jobs aren’t…

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Robert Reich on Job Creators and the Minimum Wage

More to come on minimum wage…but let’s start here on a rainy Sunday:

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Register Now for the Milwaukee Manufacturing Career Expo

This is reprinted in its entirety from the April 29, 2012 Letters to the Editor section of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Expo connects jobs, workers If you are looking for work, here’s a tip: Register now for the Milwaukee Manufacturing Career Expo on May 10 at the State Fair Exposition…

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