1. skews13

    The Rate Of Older Americans Filing For Bankruptcy Is Rising Steeply

    Republicans continue to make America great again, if "make America great again" means driving older Americans into bankruptcy. The rate of people 65 and older filing for bankruptcy is three times what it was in 1991, the study found, and the same group accounts for a far greater share of all...
  2. Sabcat

    Study: Gay men spreading AIDS at alarming rate

    Study: Gay men spreading AIDS at alarming rate - Chicago Tribune
  3. guy39

    London murder rate passes NYC

    . More @ https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/london-murder-rate-new-york-overtakes-stabbing-a8283866.html
  4. tristanrobin

    First Rate Examination of Trump's Moral Equivalency

    False Moral Equivalency Is Not a Bug of Trumpism. It’s a Feature. Showing that the remarks he delivered from a White House teleprompter Monday were hollow and insincere, Trump yesterday revived his initial claim that “both sides” are to blame for the horrific violence at a white supremacist...
  5. GhostRider

    Trump lies about U.S. murder rate.

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/true-crime/wp/2017/02/07/trump-makes-false-statement-about-u-s-murder-rate-to-sheriffs-group/?tid=sm_fb&utm_term=.d4fa984152f0 trump lies to cops and sheriffs about murder rate in America.
  6. skews13

    Texas Has Highest Maternal Mortality Rate In Developed World

    The rate of Texas women who died from complications related to their pregnancy doubled from 2010 to 2014, a new study has found, for an estimated maternal mortality rate that is unmatched in any other state and the rest of the developed world...
  7. GhostRider

    Obama's approval rate Soars.

    Obama?s Approval Rate Soars ? And That?s Great For Clinton
  8. Sabcat

    FBI: US Homicide Rate at 51-Year Low

    https://mises.org/blog/fbi-us-homicide-rate-51-year-low state to state comparisons, pretty graphs and reference links in the link
  9. Sabcat

    Blue Cross Blue Shield Requests Whopping 60% Rate Hike In 2017 Thanks To Obamacare

    Blue Cross Blue Shield Requests Whopping 60% Rate Hike in 2017 Thanks to Obamacare
  10. LongWinded

    Bernie Sanders Calls Fed Rate Hike Bad News for Working Families

    Bernie Sanders Calls Fed Rate Hike Bad News for Working Families | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community Expect more bankruptcies and home foreclosures, a crash in home sales. Wells Fargo has already raised its rates. This is going to get ugly.
  11. intangible child

    Federal Reserve raises key interest rate for first time in nearly a decade

    The Federal Reserve voted Wednesday to raise interest rates and begin pulling back its unprecedented support for the American economy, ending an era of easy money that helped save the nation from another Great Depression but has yet to produce a full-throttled recovery. The unanimous decision...
  12. S

    The federal minimum wage rate has a beneficial effect upon all USA labor compensation

    The federal minimum wage, (FMW) rate affects all USA wage and salary rates but it does not affect them all equally. The extent of the FMW rate’s effect upon a job’s rate is proportionally related to the differences between the two rates. Lesser wage scales benefit more and higher wage scales...
  13. RNG

    Why is death rate rising for white, middle-aged Americans?

    I was unsure what sub-forum to put this. It fits in Social Issues as well as any other, I guess. Basically, this article discusses an alarming increase in death rates of middle aged, white, lesser educated people seen relatively recently in a study done by Princeton University researchers...
  14. LongWinded

    Colorado's Teen Birth Rate Fell 40 Percent

    Colorado's Teen Birth Rate Fell 40 Percent Thanks To A Free Contraception Program Shouldn't this be the goal of all who profess a "pro-life"?
  15. roastpork

    How do Federal Agencies Rate!

    Most Americans however, probably just don't give a shit.:angry: Pew Poll: CDC Most Favored Federal Agency Among eight major federal agencies, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is the most favored by Americans — and the Internal Revenue Service is the least favored. A new survey...
  16. skews13

    Maternal Death Rate Climbs Deaths Rise In GOP Counties

    Addicting Info ? Republicans Are Killing Women: US Maternal Death Rate Climbs; Female Deaths Rise In GOP Counties “Today’s mothers are twice as likely to die of pregnancy- or childbirth-related causes than their mothers were. There is no reason, given our vast resources, knowledge and...
  17. skews13

    2014 Best Job Growth Since 1999 Rate Drops To 5.6%

    2014 Finishes With Best Job Growth Since 1999 As Unemployment Rate Drops To 5.6% On Friday, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released December’s job numbers and revealed that the strong growth we had seen throughout 2014 continues unabated. For the month, the economy added 252,000 jobs while...
  18. RNG

    US grows at annual rate of 3.5% in third quarter

    More good news. Good growth and the end to QE. The markets like it. Emphasis mine. BBC News - US grows at annual rate of 3.5% in third quarter
  19. skews13

    Romney Promises To Cut Unemployment Rate To 6% In First 4 Years

    Romney promises to bring unemployment down to 6% ? CNN Political Ticker - CNN.com Blogs (CNN) - After repeatedly pinning the president for the unemployment level, which now sits at 8.1%, Mitt Romney pledged he could cut the rate by two points if he makes it to the White House. "I can...
  20. C

    U.S. Creates 248,000 Jobs In September; Unemployment Rate Falls To 5.9%

    "The job-market recovery from the Great Recession has been frustratingly slow, but it has been steady -- the steadiest job recovery in U.S. history, in fact. President Obama is chided on the right and the left for the anemic recovery, but he can counter that it has at least been grinding slowly...