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A Citizen's View from Main Street

60% Of New Jobs In 2010 Were In Low-Paying Industries



In measuring the job market, conservati­ves only count noses and ignore actual purchasing power. Perhaps they consider all income to be disposable­. This deflation of wages, on a large scale, represents a real reduction in economic potential – and future growth.

Corporate America considers it cost savings, while I consider it a contractio­n in the economy that undermines the recovery.

Main Street is not an endless source of wealth. A consumer economy is only as sustainabl­e as the flow of money to consumers. The more those wages are cut off, the more the economy starves.
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January 14, 2011 Posted by | Capitalism, Economics, Labor | , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Employers Won’t Hire The Jobless Because Of The ‘Desperate Vibe’



Refusing to hire people who are currently unemployed is not a strategy that will lower unemployme­nt or improve the economy. Of course, businesses have no responsibi­lity for such things. This is the great flaw in conservati­ve philosophy – wanting to leave the future of our country in the hands of corporatio­ns that have no responsibi­lities to the economy, the people, the physical country, or the Constituti­on. They are neither patriots nor citizens, yet conservati­ves want this anarchy of self-inter­ests to control the country. Such a country would be America in name only.

Capitalism is fundamentally narcissistic, and you cannot run a free and just country on such principles.
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How Employers Weed Out Unemployed Job Applicants, Others, Behind The Scenes

December 27, 2010 Posted by | Capitalism, Economics, Labor | , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

   

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