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Is technology to blame for chronic unemployment?

Oct 10, 2012
Commentator Robert Reich says a steady march of technology leaves increasingly obsolete jobs in its wake.
Posted In: Jobs, technology, Unemployment
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Is personal responsibility the key to ending poverty?

Oct 5, 2012
Two takes from experts on both sides of the political spectrum on why people are poor and what they can do about it.
Posted In: poverty, personal responsiblity, tough choices
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Marketplace ponders the age-old question: To call... or text?

Sep 20, 2012
More people are texing these days, and that's put our self-confessed "text resisting" commentator Rob Walker in a socially tricky spot.
Posted In: cell phone etiquette
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Is the equal employment opportunity census misleading?

Sep 17, 2012
Commentator Susan Reed says the current census presents a skewed snapshot of corporate diversity by not asking participants for their national origin.
Posted In: U.S. Census Bureau, census
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An age-old pre-occupation: The fountain of youth

Sep 14, 2012
There's a price to be paid for aging gracefully
Posted In: Senior moment, youth, Retirement
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Who's got the right plan to boost growth?

Sep 12, 2012
Commentator Robert Reich says neither Democrats nor Republicans have a workable idea.
Posted In: Republicans, Democrats, 2012 election
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Who's responsible for your happiness at work?

Sep 7, 2012
Is it your boss or co-workers? Commentator Teresa Ambile weighs in.
Posted In: Work, workplace, bosses, coworkers
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Keep it simple

Sep 7, 2012
Bank regulation and personal finance is just as simple as catching a frisbee -- even a dog can do it.
Posted In: bank regulations, Personal Finance
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Rethinking public subsidies in higher education

Aug 31, 2012
Commentator Andrew Kelly says tax dollars should fund innovation in higher education, not more of the same
Posted In: Education, state, financial aid, subsidies, loans
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Government should tax unhealthy food

Aug 31, 2012
The director of the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services says there should be financial incentives for healthy food choices, consequences for unhealthy ones.
Posted In: Health, soda, junk food ban

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