Posts Tagged ‘greece’

To Consider

11May10

Some things to consider… …from today’s Boston Globe: The economy needs a half million new jobs every month for the next four years, just to return to the prerecession unemployment rate of 2006. And that economy was nothing to brag about, with average wage growth lagging behind inflation since 2001. 500,000 jobs a month! Will […]


The Real News

07May10

Which is the real news? Is it the good news that the economy created 290,000 new jobs last month, or the bad news that the unemployment rate jumped to 9.9%? More confident employers stepped up job creation in April, expanding payrolls by 290,000, the most in four years. The jobless rate rose to 9.9 percent […]


Still an Insult

27Feb10

Is an insult delivered in an English accent still an insult?