The top 10 cities for working moms include New Orleans and Hartford, Conn., with three cities from Ohio on the list. Forbes Magazine crunched the numbers to figure out which areas were best by ranking highest job opportunities, cost of childcare, crime rates, healthcare, earning potential, cost of living and even commute times.
Official figures say 46 million Americans live in poverty. Beyond that, there's little about poverty that Americans can agree on.
Better-than-expected employment numbers from September's jobs report was a relief for the White House, Reich writes. But the economy is still growing too slowly.
Retired GE CEO Jack Welch saw Friday's jobs report, with its 7.8 percent unemployment rate, as 'unbelievable.' Others on the right piled on, suggesting Obama administration tampering. But the jobs number in question has been known to vary widely month to month.
Total unemployment went flat at 14.7 percent in September, while the traditionally reported unemployment rate declined to 7.8 percent.
US unemployment fell to 7.8 percent (a possible boon to President Obama, whose economic leadership Mitt Romney criticizes). But job growth remains slow. Fed Chair Bernanke's quantitative easing policies aim to boost the economy, but they will more likely spur inflation and capital flight.
Wind energy, environmental consulting, biotechnology, and solar power were some of the fastest-growing industries in 2011, according to OilPrice.com. Which companies are doing the most hiring this year?
The latest Bureau of Labor Statistics data showed a fall in mass layoffs in August. A mass layoff is when at least fifty initial claims for unemployment insurance originate from a single employer over a period of five consecutive weeks.
Reich offers four reasons why Mitt Romney could still win the election.