Nearly 102 Million Americans Do Not Have A Job Right Now — Worse Than At Any Point During The Last Recession

Nearly 102 Million Americans Do Not Have A Job Right Now — Worse Than At Any Point During The Last Recession By Michael Snyder Wouldn’t it be horrible if the number of Americans without a job was higher today than it was during the Great Recession of 2008 and 2009?  Well, that is actually true.  As you will see below, nearly 102 million Americans do not have a job right now, and at no point during the last recession did that number ever surpass the 100 million mark.  Of course…

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Boston Dynamics’ Creepy Ostrich “Handle” Bot Set To Replace Warehouse Workers

Boston Dynamics’ Creepy Ostrich “Handle” Bot Set To Replace Warehouse Workers By Aaron Kesel Boston Dynamics has a new robot, entitled “Handle,” which aims to be the replacement for warehouse workers loading pallets. In a new YouTube video showing off the advancements in its robot, Boston Dynamics shows how Handle can easily pick up pallets and boxes in a warehouse environment. You may remember the name Boston Dynamics from the infamous video showing an employee bullying Atlas by pushing it over. Since then, Atlas has evolved and is now doing parkour as Activist…

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The Delusional Futurism Of “Liberal World Order” Academics

The Delusional Futurism Of “Liberal World Order” Academics By Brandon Smith Perhaps this is an overly broad generalization, but I feel there is an almost universal feeling among the public that there is something intrinsically annoying about academia. The source of this annoyance is up for debate, but I believe it stems from the image academics project versus the reality of their personal character and intent. Your average university approved academic will say that some people find them distasteful because they are “so smart”, and this makes others envious. I…

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Retail Layoffs Are 92 Percent Higher In 2019 – And Now Even Walmart Is “Quietly Closing Stores”

Retail Layoffs Are 92 Percent Higher In 2019 – And Now Even Walmart Is “Quietly Closing Stores” By Michael Snyder Just like we witnessed during the last recession, major retailers are laying off tens of thousands of workers, and it looks like this will be the worst year for store closings in all of U.S. history.  Many are referring to this as “the retail apocalypse”, and without a doubt this is one of the toughest stretches for retailers that we have ever seen.  But many believe that what we have…

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Robots Take Record Number Of Jobs In The U.S. According To Robotic Industries Association

Robots Take Record Number Of Jobs In The U.S. According To Robotic Industries Association By Aaron Kesel According to the Robotic Industries Association (RIA), robots/artificial intelligence has taken over a record number of jobs in the U.S. proving what Activist Post has been sounding the alarm about for months. Robots shipped to North American companies in record numbers last year, with more non-automotive companies installing robots than ever before. Statistics from the Robotic Industries Association (RIA), part of the Association for Advancing Automation (A3), show 35,880 units were shipped in…

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The Shutdown Show: How Sending Out Food Stamp Benefits Early Could Cause Another Problem In A Few Weeks

The Shutdown Show: How Sending Out Food Stamp Benefits Early Could Cause Another Problem In A Few Weeks By Daisy Luther As I’ve written before, the government shutdown is a perfect demonstration of our politicians participating in partisan showmanship, with poor people as the victims of their theater. As individual states desperately attempt to take care of the people depending on them by sending out food stamp benefits early, the theater in Washington DC continues, completely unconcerned about the havoc being wrought. Regardless of your thoughts about people who are…

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What’s That Buzzing Overhead? It’s An OSHA Drone

What’s That Buzzing Overhead? It’s An OSHA Drone By Walter Olson “That buzzing noise over a construction site could be an OSHA drone searching for safety violations,” notes Littler Mendelson lawyer Tammy McCutchen in a piece for the Federalist Society. Quoting a U.S. Department of Labor memorandum from May of last year obtained by Bloomberg Law, McCutchen writes that “your friendly neighborhood OSHA inspector is now authorized by the Labor Department ‘to use camera-carrying drones as part of their inspections of outdoor workplaces.’” What about the Fourth Amendment, you may ask? Well, court…

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15 Unusual Seasonal Side Gigs for Extra Money RIGHT NOW

15 Unusual Seasonal Side Gigs for Extra Money RIGHT NOW By Meadow Clark It’s the holiday season and a great time to put a little extra jingle in the piggy bank. Here are some side gig jobs that are (mostly) specific to the holiday season and are not typically found in other lists about side jobs. For instance, if you’re tired of seeing suggestions to rent out a room in your house to strangers, then don’t worry, you won’t find that here. I’ve also excluded jobs that require intense training,…

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Work Remote? These Cities, States, and Countries Offer Crazy Incentives to Move There

Work Remote? These Cities, States, and Countries Offer Crazy Incentives to Move There By Joe Jarvis Tulsa, Oklahoma offers $10,000 to any remote worker who moves to the city. And to sweeten the deal, they are throwing in a free membership at a co-working space. On January 1, 2019, Vermont will begin its new program offering $10,000 worth of tax credits to remote workers who move to the state. Employees aren’t the only ones Vermont is trying to draw to its rolling hills: Companies that move to Vermont can get up…

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6 Creative Ways to Homeschool While Continuing to Work

6 Creative Ways to Homeschool While Continuing to Work By Joe Jarvis Yesterday I gave six reasons why parents should consider homeschooling, or at least getting their children and teens out of the public school system. But for most people, this doesn’t seem possible. If you and your spouse both work or you’re a single parent, you simply cannot stay home and teach the kids. Or perhaps you don’t feel qualified to teach them. Private school is expensive and doesn’t actually solve all the problems with standard schooling models. Usually,…

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