Commentary, Articles and Essays by Dr. Julianne Malveaux

Whose Employment Situation Has Improved?

By Commentaries/Opinions, Dr. Julianne Malveaux

When unemployment rate data were released on Friday morning, commentators replied joyfully.  Alan Krueger, who heads the White House Council of Economic Advisors, described the creation of 247,000 jobs as a victory, since the predictions were that the economy would only generate 170,000 jobs.  Unemployment rates went down to 7.7 percent, while predictions were that […]

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