job creation

Trump’s Infrastructure Plan Would Facilitate Water Privatization in Baltimore and Beyond

January 30, 2018

Mary Grant of Food and Water Watch says the package won’t yield water cost savings and will obstruct local efforts to make water more affordable

When It Comes to Job Creation, Renewable Energy Outshines Fossil Fuels

December 19, 2016

Shifting from a brown to a green economy could reduce the unemployment rate and create jobs throughout the country, says PERI’s Heidi Garrett-Peltier

Is it Time for a New Deal Federal Jobs Program?

July 5, 2016

Bernie Sanders advisors Bill Black and Stephanie Kelton tell Paul Jay that the public-private partnership model is a disaster, and increased infrastructure spending combined with austerity would throw the economy into a recession

Reducing Carbon Emissions Won’t Halt Economic Growth

March 18, 2016

PERI’s Robert Pollin says that at COP21, officials missed the opportunity to promote investment in the green economy, which would reduce poverty by creating jobs

Will Tipped Workers Get Excluded Again From Minimum Wage Hike?

March 14, 2014

Federal tipped workers’ $2.13 hour wage hasn’t been raised since 1991, but will the Harkin-Miller bill be enough of a raise?

Hydraulic Fracking

March 5, 2014
Kate Sinding and Adam Scow discuss the current legal loopholes for industry that exempt fracking operations from regulation, and the issue of job creation through developing alternative energy sources

Americans Living in Poverty

January 8, 2014
Annelise Orleck: Poor people are the real experts on poverty and any solution to address it should include their voices

NAFTA

January 2, 2014
David Bacon: Obama’s push for the Trans-Pacific Partnership(TPP) demonstrates his 2008 campaign pledge to oppose NAFTA-style free trade agreements was just lip service

1 out of 3 Bank Tellers in NY on Public Assistance

December 5, 2013

New report finds bank executives receive big bonuses, while 39% of frontline bank employees must rely on welfare because of insufficient wages