Jobless

Work: The world of promises between despair and hope, the eternal neoliberal narrative

The global organisations of the UN system estimate that by 2022 there will be more than 207 million unemployed people, and that more than 800 million men and women around the world do not earn enough to lift themselves out…

As Wages Stagnate and Executive Pay ‘Continues to Balloon,’ Report Shows Top CEOs Now Make 320 Times More Than Typical Worker

New research from the Economic Policy Institute finds that CEO compensation grew by 1,167% from 1978 to 2019, “far outstripping” the growth of the stock market. By Jake Johnson New research published Tuesday by the Economic Policy Institute shows that the top…

U.S. Jobless Claims Top 1 Million Again in Latest Week as the Pandemic Keeps on Biting Workers

By Countercurrents Collective In the U.S., the number of people who filed for unemployment benefits rose for the second consecutive week last week as coronavirus cases surged around the country. The number of people collecting jobless benefits also increased to…