Jared Bernstein

07/16/2016 - 10:00am

    I cannot begin to speak to the many wrenching and challenging emotions and issues raised by the escalation of racial violence and killings. I was deeply moved by the feeling and despair in this reaction to the killings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile from Lezley McSpadden (the mother of Michael Brown, an...

07/07/2016 - 3:00pm

    Sure, New Jersey state politics are tricky. But policymakers in the Garden State are, for no good reason, creating a big problem for themselves and their constituents.

    By not raising the state's gas tax, which is the second lowest in the nation and hasn...

06/23/2016 - 9:39pm

    One of more vexing questions about Thursday's Brexit vote is, "Why is it occurring?"

    If Prime Minister David Cameron is so convinced that Britain exiting the European Union would be such a...

06/06/2016 - 1:00pm

    Yeah. . .okay. . .that was a really disappointing jobs report that came out Friday morning. The question is, what are we going to do about it?

    Expectations, which are typically just a rear-view mirror...

05/21/2016 - 4:00pm

    The Obama administration's new overtime rule was finalized Tuesday night, and it will go into effect in the nation's workplaces on Dec. 1 of this year. I'll get to the details in a moment, but this update of a vital labor standard is a great advance for...

05/14/2016 - 7:00am

    Here are some facts:

    -- The commonwealth of Puerto Rico cannot pay its debt of more than $70 billion. The government has already defaulted on several payments.

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