Many Democrats fantasize that a recession or other economic downturn will hurt Donald Trump’s chances of reelected. But of course they would be affected too.
There are signs of a genuine nascent recovery in the US economy, four years after it was formally announced by government propagandists. But the new jobs pay less, and it will take a long time before newly hired workers feel safe enough to risk spending again.
This entry was posted in and tagged Desk, Downsizing, Economy, insecurity, Jobs, Layoffs, Office, Profits, Recovery, Unemployment, Wages on . February 20, 2015
35% of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collections agencies. But it’s not all bad news. The collections industry is hiring. But wait.
This entry was posted in and tagged collections agencies, debts, depression, Economy, Income Inequality, Office, Recession, unpaid bills, Urban Institute, Wages, Workers on . August 4, 2014
cartoons for The Los Angeles Times about issues related to California and the Southland (metro Los Angeles).
This week: After a long and grueling campaign marked by unprecedented spending on negative attack ads in the media, the people vote. It’s all calm…for now. The next round of elections is Spring 2013.
I draw a
weekly editorial cartoon for The Los Angeles Times. With a little luck—and a bigger budget for hiring—this might turn into a staff cartooning job where I’d be doing work about Los Angeles and California throughout the week.
Here is this week’s offering: A University of Illinois study finds that Los Angeles is the second-most corrupt region in the United States.
This entry was posted in Blog and tagged Angelenos, Bagmen, Bribes, Corruption, Crime and Punishment, Criminals, Law and Order, Local Cartoon, los angeles times, Office, Politics, University of Illinois on . March 1, 2012
Republican Congressmen pledge to reverse Obama’s policies. Why? His policies were pro-Republican.
This entry was posted in and tagged Boehner, Capitol, centrism, Congress, G.O.P., GOP, Legislation, moderation, Obama, Office, Republicans, Sellouts, Triangulation on . January 13, 2011
When I was growing up, a “layoff” was something that happened while a factory closed temporarily in order to allow surplus inventory to be sold. Then workers came back to work. Why can’t corporations just admit it–they’re firing people?
This entry was posted in and tagged Corporations, Economy, Euphemisms, Fired, Insubordination, Jargon, Language, Layoffs, Linguistics, Office, Recession, Redeployment of Resources, Reduction in Workforce, Small Victories, Unemployment, workplace on . June 2, 2009
It’s only a matter of time before job applicants start reverse-faking their resumes.
This entry was posted in and tagged crappy job, depression, despair, Economy, employment, falsify, fraud, human resources, Office, overqualified, personnel, Recession, resume, Unemployment, workplace on . November 29, 2008
I’ve been sitting on this cartoon for a while, waiting for a slow news week. Since that’s never going to happen, here it is anyway.