Labor unions representing laid-off Keystone XL workers are silent after a report showing thousands of job losses

Four labor unions representing workers on the Keystone XL pipeline project remained silent this week when asked about a recent federal report showing the significant economic consequences of shutting down the project. The International Confederation of Workers of North America, the International Brotherhood of Businessmen (IBT), the International Federation of Operating Engineers, and the United … Read more

Larry Summers calls for more US job losses from a ‘tropical paradise’

Larry Summers got upset on social media after he said high unemployment would be necessary to tame inflation in the US economy during a televised broadcast from what sounded like a tropical beach resort. The former Treasury secretary, now a Harvard professor and paid contributor to Bloomberg News, appeared on the closing news program for … Read more