The Daily Northwestern

Watters: Romney’s jobs negativity rubs the wrong way

Arabella Watters, Assistant Forum Editor

October 7, 2012

Filed under Columns, Daily Decision, Opinion

When the Bureau of Labor Statistics released its monthly jobs report Friday, I felt an odd sense of conflict. I should have been ecstatic that the economy might finally be looking up. Contrary to some theories out there, numbers...

Letter to the Editor: New trade agreement could hurt U.S. companies

October 7, 2012

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

The Obama administration is currently negotiating another free trade agreement, which will increase the likelihood of awarding federal contracts to foreign companies located on the Pacific Rim. Countries in Southeast Asia will...

Alan Krueger to deliver on-campus address Monday

Patrick Svitek, Online Managing Editor

October 5, 2012

Filed under Blogs, On Campus

Alan Krueger, President Barack Obama's chief economic adviser, will speak on campus next week. Northwestern announced this morning that Krueger will deliver the 2012 Institute for Policy Research’s Distinguished Policy Lecture at...

Misulonas: GOP TV

Misulonas: GOP TV

October 2, 2012

Misulonas: NFL referee fumble highlights growing polarization of unions

Joseph Misulonas, Columnist

September 28, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion

On Wednesday, the NFL reached an agreement with the official referees’ union, ending a lockout that lasted the entire preseason and the first three weeks of the regular season. The league had hired replacement referees to...

Letter to the Editor: Obama’s jobs policies fall short

Donald A. Moskowitz

September 25, 2012

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

The United States has lost 50,000 manufacturing jobs per month or a total of 2,000,000 high-paying manufacturing jobs under President Obama. Our unemployment rate hovers over 8%. In January 2012 there were more unemployed...