Broadcasting Joe Biden’s Economic Program

William Arsn

A few days ago, Bernie Sanders warned Joe Biden’s campaign that it needed to broaden its focus from attacking Donald Trump. “You got to give people an alternative or reason to vote for you other than saying, ‘I’m not Donald Trump,’ ” Sanders, who is supporting Biden, told PBS. “And that […]

Banishing Our Nation’s Blind Spot About Blue-Collar Economic Potential

William Arsn

Part of Kathy Caprino’s series “Supporting Today’s Workforce” Senior engineer on a work call Getty Images/iStockphoto The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released the nation’s July Jobs Report on August 7, and despite the recession and Covid-19 crisis leaving millions unemployed, a quiet revolution is underway. An ongoing blue-collar expansion continues as business leaders, […]

“No playbook for this”: Business, education leaders discuss COVID-19’s impact at SWVA Economic Forum | Business

William Arsn

WISE — The fifth annual Southwest Virginia Economic Forum’s switch from a live May event to a virtual two-day conference inadvertently set the tone for Thursday’s closing sessions, and area business and education leaders talked about existing with COVID-19. UVA Wise Chancellor Donna Henry joined Virginia Tourism Corporation specialist Becky […]