articles tagged: job creation
why few coal miners became coders and how “learn to code” became an insult
# tech

why few coal miners became coders and how “learn to code” became an insult

The experiment to turn laid off coal miners into rockstar programmers has been going on for years now with little to show for it except more right wing rage on social media.

waiting for the corporate messiahs to save us
# politics

waiting for the corporate messiahs to save us

Betting on tax cuts to boost the economy in the age of automation and outsourcing doesn't make sense. Yet the GOP holds on to voodoo economics with religious zeal.

how do you future-proof your job prospects?
# tech

how do you future-proof your job prospects?

We're entering a massive transition period during which certain jobs will disappear forever. We have to start thinking about what will replace them and how.

the lost generation gets some media attention
# politics

the lost generation gets some media attention

Pundits are waking up to the fact that in the aftermath of the Great Recession, the youth of today is being set up for failure.