Where the state of the American economy is concerned, there are the official unemployment figures, and there are the real figures. Guess which are higher.

An underfunded pension plan can be compared to the welfare state in America: Beneficiaries are going to be sorely disappointed.

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations, a key part of Barack Obama’s efforts to use "trade" agreements (treaties) to transfer econmic and political power to supernational entities, is in danger of being stalled.

Tobacco lobbyists are reportedly negotiating with trade representatives from the EU and the United States for less restrictive regulations in the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).

Three Uber drivers could kill the nascent "gig" or "sharing" economy in its crib by suing to be deemed "employees" of the company, rather than independent contractors.

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