Friday's jobs report shows that the government is heading in exactly the wrong direction by raising taxes on the middle class and cutting spending, Reich writes.
In sharp contrast to today's tepid job growth, employment will pick up later this decade and feature some unusual twists – from the rise of sales jobs to the dearth of 'green' ones. Here's a guide to help navigate it.
Wealthy Americans would do better with smaller shares of a rapidly-growing economy than with the large shares they now possess of an economy that’s barely moving, Reich writes.
When too many people and companies depend on government subsidies, Bonner writes, your society consumes more wealth than it produces.
Job growth and wage growth should be the central focus of economic policy, not deficit reduction, Reich writes.