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STAFF REDUCTION PROGRAM

This was received by me from an anonymous person, and I can’t find it online, and I think that it should be more widely seen; so, I now post it online, here: — I hope that this makes you smile … Continue reading

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Want to Bring Back Jobs? It’s Impossible Unless We Fix these Four Things

If there is any goal that might attract support from across the political spectrum, it’s creating more fulltime jobs in the U.S. But this laudable goal is dead-on-arrival (DOA) unless we first fix these four things. Why is job growth … Continue reading

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Where Are the Jobs? Mostly In Big Cities

It’s well known that millions of the jobs counted in employment statistics are part-time or low-paying “gig economy” self-employment. Over 9 million self-employed workers make less than $10,000 per year, and 5.5 million earn less than $5,000 per year. Granted, … Continue reading

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Acquire Skills, Not Credentials

My recent conversation with Max Keiser on Summer Solutions (25:45) included three bits of advice: 1. Stop financializing the human experience 2. Acquire skills, not credentials 3. Vote with your feet Today’s topic is acquire skills, not credentials. I have … Continue reading

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No Jobs for the Young, No Retirement for the Old

You may have seen a variation of this chart of employment in the U.S. by age group. This chart–courtesy of mdbriefing.com— shows the number of those employed (with any kind of job–full-time, part-time, self-employed) as a percentage of the Civilian … Continue reading

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