Bureau of Labor Statistics

Immigration

From farm to table, immigrants feed America

[Editor’s Note: We are publishing this article from ASU’s Cronkite School of Journalism as an example of the highly politicized “woke” journalism now emanating from what was once regarded as a distinguished institution of higher learning.] As the sun beats down on a family farm in McFarland, California, immigrant workers duck under a leafy canopy

Economy

Opinion: Congress Should Avoid Spending-Induced Inflation

As the country emerges from the lingering pandemic, the U.S. economy is rebounding and revved-up for a 2021 boom. Texas and Mississippi are among states to recently lift business restrictions broadly—a trend others will likely follow in the weeks and months ahead. Unshackling businesses and giving consumers the thumbs-up to resume usual commerce will unleash

National

Latest jobs report shows why the unemployment rate needs fixing

The number of people seeking jobless benefits has soared during the pandemic. AP Photo/John Locher Veronika Dolar, SUNY Old Westbury CC BY-NC-ND Many economists would agree that the official U.S. unemployment rate is an inadequate measure of actual labor market conditions. Although this is one of the most cited pieces of data on the economy

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