Discover and read the best of Twitter Threads about #unemployment

Most recents (15)

NEW data from @BLS_gov - the unemployment rate in September fell 0.2 p.p. to 3.5 percent, its lowest rate in over half a century. #jobsday
The #unemployment rate for Hispanic-Americans reached a historic low of 3.9 percent. African American unemployment held steady at its record low of 5.5 percent.
In the 34 months since @realDonaldTrump was elected, the #economy has created more than 100,000 jobs in 31 of those months and added 136,000 jobs in September.
Read 4 tweets
New from @BLS_gov - in August, the #unemployment rate remained at 3.7%, and has been under 4% for 18 consecutive months, the longest such streak since 1970!
The economy added 130k #jobs in August and wage growth remained strong. Nominal average hourly earnings for private workers have increased 3.2% over the past 12 months and 3.5% for private non-supervisory workers.
The African American unemployment rate fell to a new series low of 5.5 percent (series beginning in 1972).
Read 4 tweets
FACTS for this week about how Israel uses water as a weapon against Palestinians (citations below):

Israel’s blockade on #Gaza enters its 12th year. Less than 16% of items needed to repair & construct #water infrastructure are allowed entry. Gaza’s economy is near collapse.
Above image via @btselem "An elderly man fills a water container at a public multi-faucet sink in Khan Younis, Gaza Strip": btselem.org/photoblog/2014…

FACTS for this week via Human Rights Council report March 15, 2019: reliefweb.int/sites/reliefwe…

Our website: waterjusticeinpalestine.org
Today in #Gaza, 95% of the population does not have access to clean water. (In 2000, the public water network provided over 98% of Gazans with safe drinking water. By 2014, after Israel’s bombardments, that figure had plunged to 10.5%.)
Read 12 tweets
Ten #MMT tips to remember on #TaxDay:
1. Federal #taxes don't fund federal spending, so let's #decouple these two important tools.
2. Taxes offset #Government spending.
3. It's a matter of #logic: #dollars must be spent into existence (by the Gov) first, in order for us to use some of those $ to pay taxes
4. #Taxing for #revenue is for local states/municipalities, not the #sovereign issuer of the #currency.
5. Taxing excessive wealth protects #democracy from #Oligarchy and protects us from abusive market power
6. Taxing #pollution & #speculation to reduce such activities, not to "fund" #healthcare and #education.
Read 6 tweets
#Panel discussion on "What is the new normal for #CESEE?"
@wiiw_news #wiiwSpringSeminar
Vizek: "Very strong public sector, lot of informal economy. Croatia experienced slow growth before, so new normal not really new. But political willingness to reform very low."
Zubovic: positive trends in #Serbia: - rapid #growth in #IT sector over last 3/4 years w/ 3% to 6% share of GDP - Huge Chinese #investments, but with #externalities - Macroeconomic #stability, no fiscal #deficit anymore - foreign #debt declining - Substantial growth of #GDP
Read 14 tweets
విద్యా విధానంలో @PawanKalyan ప్రసంగం విన్న తర్వాత, ఇంత కాలం నా లోపల ఉన్న కోపం, నిరాశను నియంత్రించలేక, నేను బయటకు వచ్చి మాట్లాడటానికి ఇది సరైన సమయం అని నేను భావిస్తున్నాను.

Thread on it

#JanSena #VoteForGlass #JSPForNewAgePolitics
మీకు తెలుసా, US లో దాదాపు 90% మంది విద్యార్థులు (kindergarten to 12th grade) ప్రభుత్వ పాఠశాలల్లో చేరుతారు!

ప్రభుత్వ పాఠశాల వ్యవస్థ ఎంత బలంగా ఉందో అర్థం చేసుకోండి!!

అలాగే, ఎవరూ విద్యను వ్యాపారంగా భావించరు.
ఎంత మందికి తెలుసు ప్రపంచంలో టాప్ 10 విశ్వవిద్యాలయాలలో వున్న మసాచుసెట్స్ ఇన్స్టిట్యూట్ ఆఫ్ టెక్నాలజీ (MIT), Stanford విశ్వవిద్యాలయం, హార్వర్డ్ విశ్వవిద్యాలయం ప్రైవేట్ (Private) మరియు లాభాపేక్షలేని (Non-profit) విశ్వవిద్యాలయాలు అని?

మన భారతదేశంలో ఇలా ఊహించగలమా?
Read 12 tweets
The new @wiiw_news Handbook of #Statistics 2018 contains updated key #macroeconomic & structural indicators for 22 economies in #CESEE serving as easy-to-use reference tool & facilitating comparisons across topics, countries & time.
wiiw.ac.at/wiiw-handbook-…
Thread: 1/11
New features of the 2018 ed. include e.g.
- new key indicators at #regional levels
- #wages & #investment data by activity now also available for #Turkey
- comparable #structural breakdown for all countries
Find below examples of some conclusions from the newly released data
2/11
All countries in #CESEE experienced positive #economic #growth in 2017, clear leader was #EUCEE with average real GDP growth of 4.9%. Ten economies achieved their highest real #GDP growth rates over the last 5 years.
3/11
Read 11 tweets
On my recent trip back home, i decided to visit the areas that had gone through the anti-encroachment drive and interview the people in those areas. The stories we heard about families being forced onto the streets are, unfortunately, true.

#Pakistan #Karachi #AntiEncroachment
Meet Interviewee 1: Ahmed, aged 13. It is nothing new to see Child Labour in Pakistan but Ahmed was recently forced to start working at his uncle’s Ajrak shop because his father’s small shop had been torn down by the government. Before that? He went to school.

#ChildLabour
Pictured here is Interviewee 2: Ahmed’s Uncle Sajjad, packing dozens of unsold Ajraks awaiting the imminent threat of the #government’s anti-encroachment drive. He had taken over this shop in Abdullah Market, Saddar from his late father 7 years ago and paid the rent ever since.
Read 7 tweets
This all started because the #MetPolice & #LBRUT couldn't do their day jobs properly & decided to take the law into their own hands. It started as a small cover up 12 years ago but has turned into British State Persecution.

#Skynews #BBCNews #DailyMail #Guardian #Euronews
My company was raided. It should have been a straightforward matter. But the #MetPolice & #LBRUT forgot to seize my computer & came back to do a 2nd raid. The search warrant didn't permit a second entry, however, #LBRUT entered unlawfully

#Guardian #Telegraph #DailyMail #GMB #UK
Complaints were then made to my MP #VinceCable. He liaised with the #Metpolice & #LBRUT. And then weeks later, the search warrant was completely changed & was passed off as the search warrant executed on the day of the raids.

#DailyPolitics #Libdems #Conservatives #labour #bbcdp
Read 147 tweets
(1/17)

The Story Behind The Countryside Living Allowance…

…or…

How I discovered a policy that could raise wages and bring about full employment…

…a thread.

#CLA
(2/17)

Minimum wage can drive marginal workers into unemployment.

Or push them into undesirable jobs with no room for professional growth.

So a policy that can promote employment AND raises wages is the Holy Grail of Economics

#fullemployment #wages
(3/17)

It all began when I was working on a project for tax and welfare reform.

My job was to investigate the revenue generating potential of Land Value Tax and the ease of avoiding payment.

#LVT
Read 17 tweets
This all started because the #MetPolice & #LBRUT couldn't do their jobs properly & then decided to take the law into their own hands. The result of this decision has led to events stranger than fiction

#BBCNews #Skynews #Itvnews #Channel4News #ThisMorning #TheresaMay #UKGov #LBC
My company was raided. It should have been a straightforward matter. But the #MetPolice & #LBRUT forgot to seize my computer & came back to do a 2nd raid. The search warrant didn't permit a second entry, however, #LBRUT entered unlawfully

#Guardian #Telegraph #DailyMail #GMB #UK
Complaints were then made to my MP #VinceCable. He liaised with the #Metpolice & #LBRUT. And then weeks later, the search warrant was completely changed & was passed off as the search warrant executed on the day of the raids.

#DailyPolitics #Libdems #Conservatives #labour #bbcdp
Read 145 tweets
Let's start our #GEMChats this week. The topic of this week is #student #entrepreneurship!

We'll discuss these three factors in the poll options below as well as replies to the poll 🧐🧐🧐 Let's take this forward!
#Students? And #entrepreneurship? Is that even a good combination?

Especially when you read that the famous student entrepreneurs like Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg are all dropouts!!!

Can students not only run a #business while studying but also be #successful at it?
Taking a different perspective at this is that while these billionaires are college dropouts, the #idea for the #business all came about when they were in #college! As a young #student, your ideas have a chance at being fresh and can be developed through stringent planning!
Read 12 tweets
Invited to speak on Strategies of Job Creation in #Nigeria at a Policy Dialogue organised by the Ibadan School of Govt and Public Policy in conjunction with Office of the Vice President & the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa. Looking forward to a productive outing.
We are here in #Ibadan 🙂
I am in the midst of former VCs, Current VCs, Professor here and there, big big title LOOL and they’re all greeting like old school friends.
Read 16 tweets
Let's discuss yesterday's polls and begin our discussion on youth entrepreneurship with #GEMChats

This is a thread.
In a summary report of an OECD and the European
Commission seminar in 2014 , two things were key points:

1. #unemployment was at 10.9% in 2013 and double for #youth : 23.4%

2. 45% of youth prefer self-employment to
#employment, whereas 37% of adults prefer self-employment.
In Malaysia, MIDF reports find youth unemployment to be high - hitting a record 10.8% last year, attributed to a skills mismatch.

This is a significant 40.5% of total unemployment in #Malaysia.

So what can be done?
Read 11 tweets
(1)

While watching President Trump deliver #SOTU, and as I started to feel the groundswell of pride in our great Country, a poem by T.S. Eliot came to mind.

.@POTUS
(2)

To be more precise, the poem came to mind while watching the shameful behavior of the #DemocraticParty leadership and members of the #CongressionalBlackCaucus.

(3)

The poem came to mind while watching Rep. Luis Gutierrez .@RepGutierrez, Democrat representing 4th District of Illinois and member of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus walk out of #SOTU.
Read 14 tweets

Related hashtags

Did Thread Reader help you today?

Support us! We are indie developers!


This site is made by just three indie developers on a laptop doing marketing, support and development! Read more about the story.

Become a Premium Member ($3.00/month or $30.00/year) and get exclusive features!

Become Premium

Too expensive? Make a small donation by buying us coffee ($5) or help with server cost ($10)

Donate via Paypal Become our Patreon

Thank you for your support!