July 29, 2012 - 6:54pm
Professor to tell 'Stories from the Front Lines of the American Workplace' Wednesday
Emotional communication is everything: a rich but often underappreciated influence in our working lives, enhancing or impeding occupational success, forging meaningful bonds among coworkers, and shaping the moral character of our workplaces. And a successful organizer must understand how to create...
August 8, 2011 - 8:44am
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 28, 2011 - 4:50pm
Since the beginning of the current national administration, Louisville has lost 4,429 of these businesses, representing a loss in business receipts of nearly one-half-billion dollars.
The U.S. Census Bureau released some depressing statistics today, indicating that Metro Louisville is losing some of its small businesses at a rate nearly twice the national average. The number of nonemployer small businesses, those without paid employees, declined by more than 260,000...
July 12, 2011 - 5:24pm
President Obama, in his own words.
In an interview broadcast of NBC News, President Obama said: “The last thing you want to do is raise taxes in the middle of a recession, because that would just suck up, take more demand out of the economy and put businesses in a further hole.” Unfortunately, he made that...
July 4, 2011 - 10:58am
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...