ALG's Daily Grind - Retirees are not the labor force exodus problem


Jan. 16, 2014

Retirees are not the labor force exodus problem
Younger Americans not entering the labor force and the middle-aged dropping out and not returning is most certainly what is driving labor participation down, and in turn, the reported unemployment rate. In short, folks are giving up looking for work.

Cartoon: "The Amateur"

Risking lives and property to promote climate change
The absurd misadventures of University of New South Wales climate professor Chris Turney provide the latest example of ideology trumping reality. He and 51 co-believers set out on the (diesel-powered) Russian charter ship Akademik Shokalskiy to prove manmade global warming is destroying the East Antarctic ice sheet.

Williams: Demagoguing income inequality leads to less for all
"Should people who have improved our lives be held up to ridicule and scorn because they have higher income than most of us?"