Tag: Americans


U.S. Unemployment Benefits Claims Jumps

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment insurance increased by the most in nearly a year during the week that included the Memorial Day holiday. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits rose 27,000 to a seasonally adjusted 229,000 for the week ended June 4. The figure topped estimates projected by some economists. On an unadjusted basis, claims rose […]


President Biden Calls For Concrete Hemispheric Commitments

President Biden calls for partnership and concrete commitment in his remarks at the Summit of the Americans. “The United States stands ready to work in partnership with all of you — governments, institutions, civil societies, young leaders of tomorrow.  And I invite my fellow heads of state and heads of government of the Americas to join me in adopting concrete […]


U.S. Unemployed Benefit Claims Fall

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell close to pre-pandemic levels according to the U.S. latest labor report. The labor market recovery continues though a shortage of workers remains an obstacle to faster job growth. The weekly unemployment claims report from the U.S. Labor Department also showed jobless benefits rolls declining to a 20-month low in […]


17.6 Million Americans Have Gained HealthCare Coverage

President Obama in his weekly address said, “For decades, too many working Americans went without the security of health insurance — and their financial well-being suffered because of it.” He explained that his administration has brought about a change by introducing the Affordable Care Act which has resulted in the coverage of 17.6 million Americans. “Since 2010, the uninsured rate […]


A Call For President Obama To Make Education Part Of His Legacy

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world — Nelson Mandela President Obama’s utterance on education is not only a breath of fresh air, but also one that indicates an understanding of what it takes for people from different socio-economic backgrounds to have an equal opportunity of achieving success — Education. I would argue […]