When Congress cut off long-term unemployment aid, it left more than 3 million people in the lurch.
Given the bleak outlook, it's a relief to see growing momentum for raising the minimum wage to livable levels.
We need a national "milk carton" campaign to spread awareness of these lost workers.
Now isn't the time to cut the supports the economy needs to grow again.
If ignorance is bliss, Governor McCrory must be ecstatic.
The Republican obstruction of job-boosting policies helps the GOP run against a bad economy.
Finance should once again support the real economy of goods and services.
Too many top economic commentators are drawn from a pool of talking heads and economists who treat the welfare of corporations as a top priority.