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Paul Buchheit – The Collapse of the Middle-Class Job

Our middle-income jobs are disappearing. That fact may be disputed by free-market advocates, who want to believe Barack Obama when he gushes, “We’re in the middle of the longest streak of private sector job creation in history.” But the evidence shows that living-wage, family-sustaining positions are quickly being replaced by lower-wage and less secure forms of employment. These plentiful low-level jobs have padded the unemployment …

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Chuck Collins – Clueless CEOs at the Top

The Wall Street Journal recently reported that “Populist Tone Rankles America’s Executives.” Apparently the CEOs and board members of big American companies are “increasingly frustrated” by the anti-business rhetoric of both parties, and concerned such sentiments might translate into meaningful public policy change after the election. “The precipitousness of the political debate is a little scary right now,” Boeing CEO Jim McNerney …