The president's whoppers include the claims that unemployment is at its lowest rate in history and workers are enjoying their "best wages, ever."
A rosy jobs report doesn’t tell the whole story.
In a vote of confidence in the U.S. economy, the Federal Reserve raises its short-term interest rate by a modest quarter-point, to 1.75 percent.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the African-American unemployment rate rose to 7.7 percent in January, from 6.8 percent in December.
The paramilitary force blames the protests on the U.S., Israel, Saudi Arabia, an exiled opposition group and backers of a return to monarchy.
More than a quarter of a million jobs were added in November, and unemployment stays at a 17-year low of 4.1 percent.
The New York Times editorial board released a depressing report recently on the bleak job prospects faced by high school students graduating this year, a situation it traces to consistent political failures in recent times.
The destruction caused by neoliberalism is global. The patterns of economic, social, cultural and political assault that Mexico has suffered are afflicting countries from Greece to the United States. Only a worldwide anti-capitalist resistance movement will save us.