Foretelling Labor’s Future in the Cloudy Crystal Ball

Ideas and Issues

https://chieforganizer.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/CN05242020.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSSPearl River     Roughly 39 million Americans have applied for unemployment, not even counting gig and self-employed workers, workers who have abandoned job search, or couldn’t access the benefits, which means real unemployment is over 50 million.  Statistical unemployment will be 17 or 18% but clearly, …

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The Poor and Workers are Being Hammered

Citizen Wealth Financial Justice

https://chieforganizer.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/CN04182020.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSSPearl River     As the economic numbers become more stark, and the economy teeters towards something closer to a depression than a recession, the impact on workers and the poor that has been hidden in plain sight for years is now almost impossible to ignore.  Researchers, …

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Stimulus Confusion Benefits and Blues

Citizen Wealth Foreclosure

https://chieforganizer.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/CN04162020.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSSLittle Rock      These are times like we have never seen before in the United States.  The government is actually giving almost all of us some money up to $1200.  If we’re among the eighteen million and rising “vast army of the unemployed,” we can get …

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Uber CEO Wins Lie of the Week Award on Gig Workers Unemployment

Ideas and Issues

https://chieforganizer.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/CN03252020.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSSNew Orleans       In the Age of Trump, we biscuit cookers get used to hearing disassembling, tall tales, falsehoods, exaggerations, spin, or, not to mince words, lies, on a daily, sometimes hourly basis.  These are dangerous days in the White House.  After many moons with …

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