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Armand Biroonak is a Research and Policy Assistant with the Campaign for America's Future. He often contributes to the Campaign's blog roll, focused primarily on national security and education issues. He is a summa cum laude graduate of The George Washington University.
Student Loan Reform, Good for Workers Too
With Congress back in session, it is time for the Senate to pass student loan reform that ends billion dollar bank subsidies and instead invests in students. But reform legislation is not just good for students, it includes many provisions that are valuable to workers as well.
Thursday, January 28, 2010(1 comments)
Job Creation? Not Without Worker Training
President Obama, Congress and policymakers are increasingly looking for ways to create jobs. However, job initiatives will face limited success, unless matched by investments in worker training for Americans to gain the skills they need to fill available jobs.
Sunday, August 23, 2009(2 comments)
Shifting from Defense to Green Jobs is Easy
As progressives call for cuts to defense spending, a big challenge in doing so is addressing job losses that come with eliminating weapons programs. But there is a remedy. By shifting defense jobs to the green energy sector, we can both save jobs and address climate change.