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The Real Economic Numbers: 21.5 Percent Unemployment, 10 Percent Inflation And Negative Economic Growth

This report was originally published by Michael Snyder at The Economic Collapse Every time the mainstream media touts some “wonderful new economic numbers” I just want to cringe.  Yes, it is true that the economic numbers have gotten slightly better since Donald Trump entered the White House, but the rosy economic picture that the mainstream […]

The Real Unemployment Number: 102 Million Working Age Americans Do Not Have A Job

Did you know that the number of working age Americans that do not have a job right now is far higher than it was during the worst moments of the last recession?  For example, in January 2009 92.6 million working age Americans did not have a job, but we just found out that in May […]

Working 60 Hours A Week At 3 Part-Time Jobs And Still Living Paycheck To Paycheck

What can you do when you are working 60 hours a week at three part-time jobs and it is still not enough?  In America today, many people have taken on more than one job in a desperate attempt to make ends meet, but they still come up short at the end of the month.  And […]

What Middle Class? Most Americans Make Less Than 30K A Year: “So Many People Barely Scraping By”

This article was written by Michael Snyder and originally published at his End of the American Dream blog. Editor’s Comment: The Middle Class is mostly now a memory. Statistically, the majority of all American workers make a sum that puts them only modestly above the poverty line. While there are many bright, intelligent and skilled […]

Flat Broke, Living In A Moldy Basement And Relying On Food Stamps And Medicaid

Could you imagine being a single parent and trying to survive in America today on $10.50 an hour?  For a moment, I want you to imagine that you are living in a moldy apartment that is so badly maintained that rain seeps in whenever it rains.  You are employed, but you are completely dependent on […]

Generation J(obless): A Quarter Of The Planet’s Youth Is Neither Working Nor Studying

zerohedge.com / By Tyler Durden / 05/07/2013 18:43 We recently discussed the ‘dead-weight’ problem of youth unemployment in developed economies. The Economist estimates that the world’s population of NEETs (not in employment, education, or training) is a stunning 290 million – or around one-quarter of the world’s youth. Sadly, many of the ‘employed’ young have only informal and intermittent jobs. In rich […]

Smoke and mirrors economy – 47 percent of the members in Congress are millionaires. 67 percent of Senators. Fed and Treasury money close to $7 trillion.

mybudget360.com / November 20, 2012 The Federal Reserve is really deep into uncharted territory.  In no other time in history has the Fed been so intricately involved in the overall economy.  The Fed balance sheet has expanded to an incredible level under very little scrutiny by the public or elected officials, many who have a vested interest […]

RT.com hit by DDoS attack, AntiLeaks claims responsibility

The RT.com website went down for hours worldwide on Friday after a massive DDoS attack, with the hacker group calling itself AntiLeaks claiming responsibility – read more http://on.rt.com/buyf7t RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-air Subscribe to RT! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=RussiaToday Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow us on Twitter http://twitter.com/RT_com Follow us on Google+ http://plus.google.com/b/102728491539958529040 RT (Russia Today) is a […]

The Job Picture!

Millions for “Make Work”Gov. Cuomo announced the formation of the foreclosure relief unit within the Department of Financial Services last month in his State of the State address. The Department is developing a schedule for mortgage foreclosure specialists to visit other locations in the state using a mobile command center, a 36-foot-long van equipped with […]

Bad Balance: US women paid less than men despite calls for equality

America’s women are now top of the class over men when it comes to getting advanced degrees. There’s a sting in the tail though – their salaries still lag far behind their male counterparts. What’s worse is that conservatives are blocking legislation to get fair pay, as Marina Portnaya explains. Subscribe to RT! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=RussiaToday Watch […]