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Lured by Seattle’s Tech Boom

Lured by Seattle’s Tech Boom, but Being Left Behind The New York Times By KIRK JOHNSON 8 hrs. ago S © Evan McGlinn for The New York Times     Mary Delp and her partner, J.D. Cox, with Krystallynn, 7, left, and…

Liking your job, but worried to death?

Americans like their jobs, but worry about keeping them Posted: Oct 06, 2016 10:12 AM EDTUpdated: Oct 06, 2016 11:13 AM EDT By Tami Luhby   NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Americans generally enjoy what they do for a living, but they are…

Harley-Davidson plans to lay off 200 workers

Harley-Davidson plans to lay off 200 workers USA TODAY NETWORKGary Harber, York (Pa.) Daily Record 8:38 p.m. EDT August 31, 2016 Jose Garza, a service technician at Hal’s Harley-Davidson, prepares a bike for the Milwaukee Rally.  Mark Hoffman / Milwaukee Journal Sentinel…

Poverty in the United States

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Poverty is a state of deprivation, or a lack of the usual or socially acceptable amount of money or material possessions. The most common measure of poverty in the U.S. is the “poverty threshold” set by…

U.S. Dept. of Labor H-1B Program

Wage and Hour Division (WHD) H-1B Program Overview The H-1B program applies to employers seeking to hire nonimmigrant aliens as workers in specialty occupations or as fashion models of distinguished merit and ability. A specialty occupation is one that requires…

Bill of Rights

The Founding documents are the true primary sources of America. These important documents, which include the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, the Bill of Rights, and others written between 1764 and 1791, showcase the philosophical, traditional, and political foundations on…

U.S. Constitution

The Founding documents are the true primary sources of America. These important documents, which include the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, the Bill of Rights, and others written between 1764 and 1791, showcase the philosophical, traditional, and political foundations on…

Declaration of Independence

The Founding documents are the true primary sources of America. These important documents, which include the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, the Bill of Rights, and others written between 1764 and 1791, showcase the philosophical, traditional, and political foundations on…

I dont get politics, me

I don’t get politics, me. Right and Left Wing – What Does it Mean? (Read the pdf article…) People are always going on about ‘left wing’ and ‘right wing’ – but what does it mean? Well it basically means what people…

Fast Food Workers Obsolete?

Fast food workers are becoming obsolete! Hollis Johnson May 16, 2016, 2:29 PM Robot overlords may not be taking over the world, but McDonald’s “Create Your Taste” kiosks might. Hollis Johnson The age of the restaurant self-service kiosks has dawned, and…

1 Million New Manufacturing Jobs Promised

Obama’s elusive promise to deliver 1 million new manufacturing jobs The Washington Post Jacob Bogage 5/6/2016     During President Obama’s 2012 re-election campaign, he told voters that manufacturing jobs would be a crucial part of the American economy’s resurgence.…

Ted Cruz and student loans

The Seattle Times   Student loan issue may muddy Cruz’s appeal to young voters Originally published April 22, 2016 at 11:51 pm Updated April 22, 2016 at 11:53 pm In this April 21, 2016, photo, Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz,…

The Great Recession

Money Here’s Who Was Hurt Even Worse Than Millennials by the Great Recession Martha C. White April 19, 2016 courtesy Universal Pictures—moviestillsdb.comSteve Zahn, Winona Ryder, Janaeane Garafolo and Ethan Hawke in REALITY BITES (1994) Gen X is still feeling the…

Who’s bringing the most jobs back?

24/7 Wall Street Manufacturers Bringing the Most Jobs Back to America By Michael B. Sauter and Samuel Stebbins April 19, 2016 1:14 pm EDT inShare4 The loss of American manufacturing jobs to foreign labor has been a central theme of several presidential candidates’ campaigns.…

Democracy Spring Protesters Arrested in D.C.

More than 900 ‘Democracy Spring’ protesters arrested in D.C. – so far  Jayne O’Donnell, USA TODAY 10:53 a.m. EDT April 18, 2016 (Photo: Pablo Martinez Monsivais, AP) Police have calmly arrested hundreds of people in Washington, D,.C. protesting the influence of money in politics during…

Corporate Tax Dodging costing US billions!

Corporate tax dodging costing US billions in annual income Javier E. David | @TeflonGeek Saturday, 16 Apr 2016 | 8:38 AM ETCNBC.com Justin Sullivan | Getty Images Apple CEO Tim Cook Big multinational companies that shelter overseas profit from federal taxation…