Since the beginning of his candidacy, President Obama has made creating green jobs and growing a green economy one of his priorities.
September 9, 2011 | Mijin Cha
The $787 billion economic stimulus program, which has now largely expired, helped avert an economic meltdown that was poised to rival the Great Depression. Despite public skepticism about the program...
September 9, 2011 | Robert H. Frank
In a misguided effort to shore up his reputation with business, President Obama’s recent decision to suspend proposed ozone standards will ultimately result in higher overall costs for the...
September 9, 2011 | Mijin Cha
Beyond the specific proposals, there were two themes of the President's jobs speech that I believe are critical to the fight for our country's future, and one question that hovers over the speech...
September 8, 2011 | Miles Rapoport
In talking to my friend Jim the other day, I found myself expressing dismay at President Obama's decision to cancel the Environmental Protection Agency's revision of the Federal smog standard.
September 8, 2011 | Michael Lipsky
Who are the real job creators? The Small Business Administration reports that businesses with under 500 employees have created two out of every three net new jobs over the past 15 years. Even smaller...
September 8, 2011 | Heather McGhee
"If we had more freight to haul, we'd be doing more hiring," trucking executive Barbara Windsor explained to President Obama earlier this year.
September 7, 2011 | Amy Traub
The president we elected in November 2008 gave a terrific speech on Labor Day in Detroit.
September 6, 2011 | Robert Kuttner