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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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Would an income tax hike hurt hiring?

Jul 11, 2012
Fewer than a million small-business owners would likely face higher taxes. And some would keep hiring anyway.
Posted In: income tax, business, Small Business
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What is the cost of a House vote?

Jul 11, 2012
Congress votes on repealing Obamacare for the 33rd time. Are symbolic votes worth the cost to taxpayers?
Posted In: Affordable Care Act, Congress, Republicans, Democrats
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Extend the payroll tax cut

Nov 30, 2011
The American economy is sagging. Job growth at a standstill. So what's the best way to kickstart the economy?
Posted In: payroll tax, bargain
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How many millionaires are in Congress?

Sep 7, 2010
Of 535 members of the United States Congress, what's the share of millionaires? Is it less than 10 percent, close to half of all the members of Congress, or two-thirds? The Globalist's Stephan Richter quizzes Steve Chiotakis, and tells us how much lawmakers make compared to the rest of us.
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New provisions for Senate rescue bill

Oct 1, 2008
The Senate will vote on a new financial rescue package tonight with new provisions to pick up House votes. Scott Jagow talks to Steve Henn in Washington about what's new in the bill and how these additions could backfire.
Posted In: Economy
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In the aftermath, a loss of trust

Sep 17, 2008
What's up with the free marketeers in the Bush Administration rushing to help out the big firms on Wall Street? Commentator Robert Reich looks back at the last few years to find what started this mess.
Posted In: Economy, Wall Street
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Is the 15-hour work week closer than we think?

Oct 19, 2012
John Quiggin takes a look at why the 15-hour work week predicted by economist John Maynard Keynes hasn't come to pass -- yet.
Posted In: working, employees, keynes
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Is higher education a right?

May 11, 2012
The value of outstanding student loans in America just past the $1 trillion mark, we sat down with economists Robert Reich and Neal McCluskey to discuss America's newest crisis.
Posted In: loan student debt, crisis, reich, mccluskey, education costs
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Student loans could be the next economic 'debt bomb'

Mar 9, 2012
Total outstanding student loan debt is expected to surpass a trillion dollars in 2012. So what does that mean for education and the economy?
Posted In: student loan, debt

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