September 21, 2011 - 4:50pm
It is time to stop pussyfooting around and call it like it is. Mitch McConnell and his fellow GOP leaders have become domestic terrorists plain and simple.
It is time to stop pussyfooting around and call it like it is. Mitch McConnell and his fellow GOP leaders have become domestic terrorists plain and simple.True political leaders make the case to the public that they should be in power because they know how to make life better for the people....
August 23, 2011 - 8:00am
Local news for Aug. 23, 2011
"In the month of July, Kentucky’s unemployment rate dropped from an awful 9.6 percent to a slightly less awful 9.5 percent. High as it is, this marked the fifth straight month that the unemployment rate dropped — almost a full percent since the start of the year — and the...
August 8, 2011 - 9:44am
The worst thing about the collapsing stock market is that stock prices are leading indicators of economic performance. Employment is a lagging indicator. That means we're likely in for more trouble, and lots of it.
Find the rally nearest youThousands of Americans will rally for jobs in some 150 American cities Wednesday, including Louisville, imploring lawmakers to focus on jobs, not cuts. The timing could not be more critical.
July 29, 2011 - 8:17pm
Unemployment rose in the Metro area from 9.9 percent in May, to 10.3 percent in June. In a local labor force of 379,568, there are 39,111 out of work.
Louisville received some more bad economic news yesterday, from the state’s Workforce Development Cabinet. Unemployment rose in the Metro area from 9.9 percent in May, to 10.3 percent in June. In a local labor force of 379,568, there are 39,111 out of work. And these figures...
July 4, 2011 - 11:58am
The amount of ordinance in the neighborhoods this Fourth of July highlights the extreme injustice of our economic policy.
Anecdotal evidence from neighborhoods across the country indicates that, economic weakness or not, plenty of people have firework money this year.And this is to be expected during periods of devastating deflation such as the one we are experiencing today, because it is during deflationary periods...