Posts Tagged ‘U.S. economy 2011’

Should Child Labor Be Legal

Should Child Labor Be Legal

According to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), there are around 158 million children worldwide, aged between five and fourteen who are engaged in some form of labor activities.  While article 32 of the United Nation’s Convention on the Rights of the Child states that “the right of the child [is] to be protected from […]

Donald Trump is Not Republican

Donald Trump is Not a Republican

Donald Trump is Not Republican   Donald Trump, the real estate mogul  previously flirted with a 2012 Republican nomination bid after months of leading on the media, party officials, and voters. Through a series of interviews, debates, and his own book, it was heavily thought Donald Trump would finally jump into the political arena, however […]

AT&T Withdraws Bid for T-Mobile

AT&T Withdraws Bid for T-Mobile

As soon as AT&T announced its planned deal to take over T-Mobile, the U.S. Federal government challenged it on the grounds of anti-trust measures. The $39 billion bid would have made AT&T the nation’s largest cell phone and wireless provider, putting it ahead of Sprint and other small local wireless companies such as Cincinnati Bell, […]

D.C. Teen Unemployment at 50%

d.c. teen unemployment at 50%

The Employment Policies Institute, or EPI, using and analyzing data from the United States of America Census Bureau calculated a figure that shows a dismal reporting number for the nation’s capitol, Washington District of Columbia’s teenager unemployment levels. Teenagers as put in the range between sixteen and nineteen in the District of Columbia has a […]

Moody’s Maintains U.S. AAA Rating, S&P May Downgrade U.S. Institutions and States

Moody's Maintains U.S. AAA Rating, S&P May Downgrade U.S. Institutions and States

Despite Standard and Poor Credit Rating Agency knocking down the United States Credit rating down a notch from their previous AAA rating to a AA+ rating,  rival credit rating agency,Moody’s Investor Services, has maintained the United States AAA rating.   Steven Hess, a Moody’s Investor Service analyst responding to Moody’s latest analysis and decision to […]

1 in 3 Chance U.S. is Downgraded Another Notch

1 in 3 Chance U.S. is Downgraded Another Notch

Just days after Standard and Poor Credit Rating Agency downgraded the United States Credit rating from their AAA rating to an AA+ rating, the first downgrade ever in the United States of America’s history, there is already talks of another notch reduction.  The United States government has been warned to watch for another downgrade within […]

Panera Robin Hood Restaurants Rise

Panera Robin Hood Restaurants Rise

In some Paneras and other restaurants across the nation, a new pricing policy has begun to take shape amidst a weakened economy that has many consumers struggling. Instead of telling customers their total, some locations are having the clerks instead give their customers suggested donation amounts.   Part of a new program that some have […]

Congress to Vote on U.S. Debt Deal

Congress to Vote on U.S. Debt Deal

Congressional leaders in the United States House of Representatives and Senate are looking to vote on a claimed Bipartisan U.S. Debt Deal . This new U.S. Debt Ceiling bill would raise the United States Debt Ceiling and implement large spending cuts, while addressing the large U.S. deficit and work towards cutting it.   Instantly the […]

AEG Football Stadium

AEG Football Stadium

Los Angeles City Council’s committee has been keeping itself busy with hearings on the proposed AEG Football Stadium. As fliers have been circulating in support of the new stadium, city lawmakers, union leaders and groups of businesses have been labeling the AEG Football stadium a “win win” situation to gain more support.Last week the Los Angeles […]

U.S. Debt Crisis Deadline Nears, Plan C Emerges For U.S. Debt Deal

Plan C Emerges in U.S. Debt Deal

Today after United States Speaker of the House John Boehner delayed the vote on his U.S. Debt Deal plan, a possible “plan C” has emerged. Boehner delayed the vote after concerns were brought up dealing with whether it would have enough votes to pass both the House of Representatives and the United States Senate. Republican […]