September 2, 2011 Headlines: Terrible Jobs Numbers, Infrastructure and Growth, China Currency, and More
Job growth was completely stagnant in August, 0 jobs were created (NYT). More takes here, (MW) here, (WSJ) and here (Yglesias).
BLS: In the details: 3,000 manufacturing jobs were lost last month as well.
WaPo: Ezra Klein wants leaders in Washington to have a supercommittee for jobs, not just deficit reduction.
NYT: While the U.S. solar power industry fails to gain any capital, China is making massive investments.
WSJ: Exports alone will not lead to growth in a global recession.
CAF: Things we can do to bring manufacturing home, including a China Currency law.
Yglesias: Infrastructure spending leads to economic growth.
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