At first blush FWD.us sounded like a nice organization. Maybe I was prejudiced - my initials are FWD (middle name: William), and twitter handle is @fwdpost. Was I wrong! FWD.us is just another way to increase profits for the elite and eliminate jobs for the rest of us, especially our STEM grads. This lobbying cabal … Continue reading FWD doesn’t mean “Forward” to this group of richest elite
Republican and Democrat politicians, plus the Media brain trust, are missing the catastrophe coming from the $600-a-week Covid-19 unemployment compensation supplemental benefit for all 50 states. In the ivory tower of statistic worship and technocratic analysis, the supplement makes sense. When millions lose jobs, unemployment insurance only covers about $400 average per week. With overtime, … Continue reading Why work, when millions can earn much more staying home, collecting $600 plus average $400 state unemployment check
Business-beholden members of Congress are falsely boasting that their 2017 tax law has been responsible for less unemployment and slightly higher hourly wages. They praise themselves and President Donald Trump for cutting corporate rates from 35% to 21%, eliminating most taxes on dividends and capital gains, doubling the exemption for inheritance tax, and dropping the … Continue reading Higher wages, more jobs not from Trump pro-business economy; instead credit goes to DOL for overtime exempt rule change
Thursday was another bad day for American jobs as Microsoft - the once All American innovator - began to end the livelihoods of 3,000 families, a process called "downsizing" by the elites. A spokesperson for founder Bill Gates called this job slaughter simply “changes” to “better serve our customers and partners.” Today, we are taking … Continue reading Microsoft has massive layoffs; H-1B hires continue, and foreign workers now far outnumber Americans
An adjunct professor at the University of New South Wales has revealed the depth and danger of lobbying by India to end jobs for Americans and replace them with H-1B holders.In an interview Ashok Sharma said lobbying has not diminished under Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Donald Trump, who campaigned against H1B visas. … Continue reading India lobbies, Congress listens, we lose our jobs
American universities produce the best software engineers, IT managers and programmers in the world, but many can't find a job or have taken pay cuts in recent years. India's Navin Kabra, 20+ years of being a software engineer at various levels, explains why in a comment on Quora: Because there are too many software engineers … Continue reading Foreigners take our best jobs under H-1B scheme; video exposes “fake news” approach at CNN!
It's so very wonderful to learn this week that "median household income" in 2014 was $53,657, even if it was down from $57,843 in 1999. You can still buy a nice basket of goodies on $50 grand a year. If only it were true. Most jobs pay about $31k. Many families have just one parent … Continue reading Rich look poorer, poor much richer – report distorted to make average Joe happy – despite Depression
Cascade Investment LLC is a private investment and holding company. The company describes itself as a diversified investment company. Its investments include more than half the Bill Gates fortune: Auto Nation Berkshire Hathaway Canadian National Railway Carpetright Dante Giovanni Corporation Coca Cola Femsa SAB de CV - 20% stake Cox Communications FEMSA (Mexican brewer) Four … Continue reading Bill Gates investments are not just in Microsoft