September 2, 2014
by Christine Stuart | September 2, 2014 5:30am
August 29, 2014
by Leo Canty and James Hughes | August 29, 2014 8:00am
For more than 100 years workers and their unions have designated a day to parade and celebrate labor, working people, the jobs they do and advances they have made. Over that time, the nature of that work has transformed dramatically from farms and factories to offices and cubicles.
Those changes were hard on many as they fell by the wayside in the struggle to keep up with the need to improve skills and fit into the next level. But as hard as it was for some, the transition we will all soon face will be much faster and wilder and more difficult to keep up with than most will ever imagine.
Tags: Labor Day, ethics, jobaggedon, automation, Technology, jobs, Leo Canty, James Hughes Ph.D, dh
August 27, 2014
by Christine Stuart | August 27, 2014 12:34pm
August 15, 2014
by Christine Stuart | August 15, 2014 3:26pm
August 14, 2014
by Brian O'Shaughnessy | August 14, 2014 5:26pm
Campaign season is officially under way. We will hear a great deal about issues that candidates believe will influence votes. This does not mean, however, that we will be analyzing the information we need to make informed voter decisions.
August 8, 2014
by Wendell Potter | August 8, 2014 12:30pm
Public Relations Techniques Rule As Dialogue Gives Way To Talking Points
Former congressional staffer Scott Lilly, now a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress, testified at a hearing on Capitol Hill in July that lawmakers might be able to reach a bipartisan consensus on how to improve the congressional budget process if Washington were not ruled by public relations people and message mavens.
Tags: Wendell Potter, Presidency of Barack Obama, Politics, Politics of the United States, 111th United States Congress, Democratic Party, Republican Party, Political parties in the United States, Elections in the United States, United States Congress, Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Frank Luntz, Lamar Alexander
July 23, 2014
by Christine Stuart | July 23, 2014 4:19pm
A task force that was created to determine an acceptable level cadmium in children’s jewelry got off to a rocky start Wednesday when the decision to appoint two jewelry industry experts was questioned by Rep. Diana Urban.
July 21, 2014
by Valerie Dugan | July 21, 2014 10:00am
July 20, 2014
by Madeline Stocker | July 20, 2014 1:02pm
July 18, 2014
by Brian O'Shaughnessy | July 18, 2014 2:40pm