New employment numbers out Friday morning show the US economy added 80,000 jobs, that's well short of what experts say it'll take to pull the US out its jobs slump. The Euro and other world markets fell on that news, but aren't Europe's economic woes at least partly to blame for lackluster hiring by US employers? (Spiral alert!) Speaking of Europe's woes, London's banking scandal keeps spreading. And what's with The Wall Street Journal scorching the Romney campaign on its editorial pages this week?
FROM THIS EPISODE
More From Left, Right & Center
LATEST BLOG POSTS
Lari Pittman: Finding beauty in the ugly Lari Pittman is not an easy painter. While some artists are minimalists, Pittman is a maximalist. Every inch of his large canvases is covered in images. His frenetic, complex pieces… Read More
Introducing There Goes the Neighborhood The beige stucco apartment building at 240 Robinson Street has nice a Spanish arch to the front windows and a red tile roof. It looks like a lot of other buildings in this part of town. The small, rent-controlled apartment building is in Rampart Village. The area is best known for Tommy’s Burgers and a police corruption scandal in the 1990s. Read More