Posts Tagged ‘Poverty’

Jul
2013
5

SCARY: After Walmart, the Nation’s Second Largest Employer Is a Temp Agency

SCARY: After Walmart, the Nation's Second Largest Employer Is a Temp Agency
  The United States of America currently has 2.7 million temporary workers who make up nearly one-fifth of job growth since 2009.  Temporary work is now growing at a pace 10 times faster than the full-time private sector, a pace faster than the industry’s previous high before the 2001 recession.  A recent Mother Jones piece [&hellip...;
Jun
2013
21

Poverty, Once Relegated to Cities, Now Plaguing Suburban U.S.

Poverty, Once Relegated to Cities, Now Plaguing Suburban U.S.
  In post-World War II America, the sprawling suburbs made possible by full employment, good wages, and an abundance of automobiles were a symbol of prosperity. Large supermarkets, shopping malls and public parks were a sign of American success that few foresaw fading. But now, as the economy struggles to return to pre-recession standards,...
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