America’s Great Housing Divide: Are You a Winner or Loser? – The Washington Post
The overall U.S. housing market has recovered from the crisis that plunged the country into recession. But, a new analysis by The Washington Post shows that the recovery has been deeply uneven, creating winners and losers along lines of race, income and geography.
The Men America Has Left Behind – CNN Money
Blue collar, white Americans are being left behind in today’s economy. Many are unemployed and so frustrated that they aren’t attempting to reenter the workforce. If this trend continues, the longterm socio-economic and political impact will be pronounced.
Uber settlement first step in evolving labor market relationships – Market Watch
The Hamilton Center proposes creating a new class of worker, the “independent worker.” The new designation – between an employee and independent contractor – would grant “gig economy” workers some labor protections that currently only apply to employees. Expect this conversation to continue as policymakers and regulators attempt to keep pace with rapid changes in the labor market.
Nate Silver: ‘We basically got the Republican race wrong – Business Insider
Renowned pollster Nate Silver explains how some of the most basic assumptions about primary voting patterns may be out the window.