1. Not a good sign for an economy that wants healthy growth.
    Source: Wall Street Journal.

     

  2. Dr. Cornel West Calls President Obama a “Brown-Faced Clinton”


    And that’s not all


    Source: Salon

     

  3. A TWEET ABOUT HOW THE WEST SEES AFRICA

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  4. MINIMUM WAGE EARNERS - OLDER THAN YOU THINK

     


  5. moscigarclubus:

    The biggest raise in 21 years answers a call by the Japanese government to bolster the economy by sharing its surging profit with employees.

    (via borcsok)

     


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  7. The Unwinding by George Packer, page 353 - Wall Street has a unique way of showing who’s expendable…

     

  8. No surprise that the US lags OECD nations in median life expectancy, right?

    Read What happened to US life expectancy? in the Incidental Economist…

     


  9. I suppose a stable job with a pension is a rare thing in parts of China…

     

  10. If the #economy is like an organism, then poor people are more than pus bumps - they are organs. #foodstamps #nytimes

     


  11. Coming from CNBC, the channel that encouraged investors to jump into the 2008 financial markets while these same markets were imploding, this is big news…

     

  12. (Laughing) Don’t think for one minute that Wall St doesn’t appreciate your efforts…

    song currently stuck in my head: “fantasy (faze action remix)” - johnny hammond

     


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  14. As President Obama launches his college affordability bus tour, recent graduates may have to face a new American economic reality…

    song currently stuck in my head: “in the thick of it (joey negro remix)” - angela johnson

     


  15. How does that economic recovery look now?

    Put another way, living with the folks stops Millennials from creating their own families. And then the bad news becomes worse…

    H/T - Pew Research