Andy Kroll

  • The 60-Year Unemployment Scandal

    The 60-Year Unemployment Scandal

    Crossposted with Like the country it governs, Washington is a city of extremes. It's only a short drive from the northwest District of Columbia, where the streets are lined with million-dollar homes and palatial embassies, and inhabitants have one of the nation's lowest jobless rates, to... Continue Reading

  • How the McEconomy Bombed the American Worker: The Hollowing Out of the Middle Class

    Crossposted with Think of it as a parable for these grim economic times. On April 19th, McDonald's launched its first-ever national hiring day, signing up 62,000 new workers at stores throughout the country. For some context, that's more jobs created by one company in a single day than the... Continue Reading