Stories tagged: "jobs"

Public transit systems from New York City to Washington, D.C., face major cuts if the federal government does not get aid to local municipalities soon.
Major Public Transit Cuts Could Debilitate Cities Like New York, DC, and Others

Services could be slashed dramatically in cities big and small if Congress doesn't help local governments. That will make an already hard situation even worse for millions of Americans.

Experts say Joe Biden's economic plan will help more Americans
Trump Pretends the Stock Market Is the Economy, Again. Experts Say Biden’s Plan Is Better for American Workers.

In Tuesday night's debate, President Trump continued to claim that the stock market would save the country. Meanwhile, economists say Biden and Democrats would be better for jobs.

Biden's climate change plan is specifically focused on building a US economy around preventing further climate change (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky).
Climate Change Will Collapse the US Economy—These Five Policies Could Stop That From Happening

Economists and financial analysts believe that climate change will likely decimate the US economy. And the only way to stop that from happening is by creating a sustainable economy that fights climate change.

Under Trump and the GOP, wage gaps between Black and white Americans continue to increase (Shutterstock).
Wealth and Wage Gaps Are Expanding Between Black and White Americans Under Trump

The gap between the wages of Black and white Americans has grown under the GOP's leadership, despite decades of progress.

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks in Wilmington, Del., Friday Sept. 4, 2020. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Trump’s Labor Department Changed How It Calculates Unemployment, Making the Numbers Look Better Than They Are

Biden says Trump might be the first president to leave office with fewer jobs than when he started.

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Trump Administration Said PPP Saved 51 Million Jobs. But the Data Isn’t So Clear.

Data discrepancies cast significant doubt over the Trump administration’s claim that the Paycheck Protection Program saved 51 million jobs.

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at McGregor Industries in Dunmore, Pa., Thursday, July 9, 2020. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
This Is How Joe Biden Plans to Remake the American Economy

Biden said his new $700 billion plan would rebuild the American economy, spur innovation, and create as many as five million new jobs in the United States.