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U.S. weekly jobless claims surge partly because of Hurricane Fiona

Reuters 06 Oct 2022
WASHINGTON, Oct 6 (Reuters) - The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits increased by the most in four months last week, but the labor market remains tight even as demand for labor is cooling amid higher interest rates ... Treasury prices fell.LABOR MARKET TIGHT.
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Slave Empire: How Slavery Built Modern BritainSlave Empire: How Slavery Built Modern Britain

The Oklahoma Eagle 06 Oct 2022
Political economists believed cheap wage labor and free trade could “produce raw materials for the world market much as slaveholders had done.” Liberals supported abolition and “were certain that free labour would always be more profitable than enslaved labour.” The business model would continue to exploit labor as it always had done.
photo: European Community / Jens Schlueter
Industrial machine for semiconductors, chips in Dresden, Germany
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The CHIPS Act is a US industrial moonshot

Asiatimes 05 Oct 2022
And China is laboring mightily to make even more. This leaves some Republicans beating a retreat from free-market purism ... He admits the market allocates capital more efficiently – “but there are times where the most efficient outcome is not the best outcome for America.” ... Governments don’t allocate capital as efficiently as markets.
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ADP National Employment Report: Private Sector Employment Increased by 208,000 Jobs in September; Annual Pay ...

Victoria Advocate 05 Oct 2022
employees to provide a representative picture of the labor market ... The ADP National Employment Report is broadly distributed to the public each month, free of charge, as part of the company's commitment to offering deeper insights of the U.S. labor market and providing businesses and governments with a source of credible and valuable information ... ....
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U.S. job openings drop sharply, labor market starting to loosen

Reuters 04 Oct 2022
Layoffs also stayed low, signs of a still-tight labor market, which likely keep the Federal Reserve on its aggressive monetary policy tightening path.Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com ... "This is still very much a job seekers' labor market, just one ...
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College isn't for everyone. Flawed Pell grants program should help skilled labors |Opinion

The Columbus Dispatch 02 Oct 2022
But it has also applied pressure to the region’s workforce and housing market, driving up prices by reducing supply of affordable housing and available labor ... A free market will eventually alleviate some of the pressures as better pay attracts more workers and stable home values entice more builders.
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Asia’s captive market for migrant workers

Taipei Times 01 Oct 2022
In Kuala Lumpur, the Small and Medium Scale Entrepreneurs Alliance (Ikhlas) and workers’ rights non-governmental organization Tenaganita also have called for a syndicate-free migrant labor market ... Establishing a syndicate-free labor market in the global south requires tackling this unholy alliance.
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Lightfoot expands parental leave for city workers

Chicago Business 30 Sep 2022
New parents will get double the paid time off—or more—compared to the city's old policy. Corli Jay ... More. Lightfoot ... She also said the pandemic revealed how much help families need and how detrimental unpaid care work is for the labor market ... Your free morning jolt of news on power and politics ... .
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Brazil govt says country created 278,639 net formal jobs in August, above expectations

Reuters 29 Sep 2022
According to Labor Ministry figures, the net gain reached 278,639 formal jobs in August, above the expected 268,700 in a Reuters poll with economists ... The government has argued that the booming labor market and the increase in private investment have helped spur economic growth in Latin America's largest economy this year.
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Morici: US should reembrace free trade and free markets for a vibrant economy

The Post and Courier 29 Sep 2022
With the advent of market-determined exchange rates, it has proven ineffective at resolving complaints about governments suppressing currency values to gain competitive advantages ... Biden’s policies appear hostage to progressive intellectuals and organized labor who see free markets and free trade as the devil’s workshop.
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Deputy U.S. Treasury chief says soft landing is possible

Reuters 28 Sep 2022
economy and a healthy labor market.Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com. Register ... economy. "We have the capacity to take steps that we need to bring down inflation, but also make the needed investments to make sure that the economy continues to grow," he said.Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com ... ....
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Community forum: Why I became a cop

Addison County Independent 22 Sep 2022
Watching the children breaking rocks in rural India, I came to realize the capitalism of competitive free markets and the voluntary exchange of labor is mere propaganda concealing a system of highly organized coercion — a mockery of liberty bestowed under the threat of force and famine.
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Peter Morici: U.S. must take lead on globalization to compete with China

Pittsburgh Tribune Review 21 Sep 2022
With the advent of market-determined exchange rates, it has proven ineffective at resolving complaints about governments suppressing currency values to gain competitive advantages ... Biden’s policies appear hostage to progressive intellectuals and organized labor who see free markets and free trade as the devil’s workshop.
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Pigskin capitalism

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 19 Sep 2022
But none of this mattered much to me while parked on the couch with the chicken wings and chip dip watching the usual smorgasbord of Saturday games, and it's not as if those of us with libertarian inclinations can complain about young people selling their skills for maximum profit in a free market for labor (or when the Supreme Court, as in NCAA v.
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The Federal Reserve and Debt, by Michael Hudson

The Unz Review 17 Sep 2022
let the free market reign 4 ... If you ever get into a debate with a conservative on the free market, you hit the ball out of the ballpark and it’s over if they do not denounce contractual peonage, which now affects labor, consumers, tenants, children, and of course, it spills over into government procurement as well.

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