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Jared Bernstein, a former chief economist to Vice President Joe Biden, is a senior fellow at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities and author of 'The Reconnection Agenda: Reuniting Growth and Prosperity'.
Throughout our fiscal history, when unemployment was as low as it is today, the budget deficit has been small to non-existent. Now, it's $779 billion.
While Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) worries about businesses, the rest of us worry that inaction will destroy the world.
The stock market is bouncing back today, but Trump's blaming the Federal Reserve for this week's big selloff. He's way off base.
The revelations that Trump lied about his wealth accumulation change nothing...for now. But they shine a potentially powerful, bipartisan path forward.
The Kavanaugh debacle has unleashed righteous anger that goes well beyond the court.
I hope your Friday can handle some cognitive dissonance, because two opposing things are true: social injustice is upon the land, and we're seriously closing in on full employment.
Motivated by tight labor markets and political pressure, the online retail giant does the right thing.
It takes the one-two punch of low unemployment and higher minimum wages to knock out wage stagnation for low-wage workers.
Understanding what's starting to happen in the U.S. economy means recognizing that not all curves are lines.
There's no reason the United States can't have a growing, vibrant union movement.