Los Angeles is one of the most difficult places for job seekers in the U.S. | Money & Company | Los Angeles Times.
Awww, man. Conflicting U.S. jobs data and mounting concerns about debt defaults abroad that threaten global economic growth triggered a worldwide wave of stock-market volatility Friday amid fears that the improving U.S. economy could unravel. A mixed jobs report from the Labor Department, including a revision that showed that 2009 job losses were far greater… Read More Global market turmoil hints that U.S. recovery may founder | McClatchy
As a recent Congressional Budget Office report put it, “Recessions often accelerate the demise or shrinkage of less efficient and less profitable firms, especially those in declining industries and sectors.” via The Growing Underclass: Jobs Gone Forever – Economix Blog – NYTimes.com.
Too bad it can’t happen here. Oregon voters bucked decades of anti-tax and anti-Salem sentiment Tuesday, raising taxes on corporations and the wealthy to prevent further erosion of public schools and other state services. The tax measures passed easily, with late returns showing a 54 percent to 46 percent ratio. Measure 66 raises taxes on… Read More Oregonians Vote to Raise Taxes on Rich, Corporations
Goldman-Sachs bankers ready themselves to kill peasants in the inevitable uprising – Boing Boing.
Case-Shiller Still Predicts Massive 45% Fall From Today’s Values : The Implode-o-Meter Blog. Sweet.
Yikes! Société Générale tells clients how to prepare for potential ‘global collapse’