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The Balance of Power Is Tilting Back Toward Workers - It's been a long time coming, but it's finally here: The balance of power has finally started to shift away from big business and corporate profits toward American workers. Should the shift continue, working families should soon start seeing a... http://ow.ly/2X8xBm
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20 Craziest Job Interview Questions - If you head into a job interview thinking you’re fully prepared for the most routine questions asked by a hiring manager or HR professional – think again. You might be thrown a curve like one of these: “Who would win a fight between... http://ow.ly/2X6Zg9
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Reject Common Core, but Don’t Reject Shared Knowledge - Ted Cruz opposes Common Core, according to his website. He thinks every child deserves a quality education and breezily applauds “school choice.” Rand Paul wants to abolish the Common Core, and wants more variety in education choices.  Neither... http://ow.ly/2X5jOZ
Ted Cruz opposes Common Core, according to his website.
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How Sticky Wages and a Flock of Ducks Can Guide Economic Policy http://ow.ly/2X1TZY
Modern macroeconomic models did not perform well during the Great Recession.
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Obama’s Good First Step in Iran Leaves More to be Done - Plenty of work remains, and there is plenty of arguing to do, before a final accord governing Iran’s nuclear program can be concluded by the June deadline diplomats have set. Let both proceed: This deal is as historic as the Obama administration... http://ow.ly/2WZ3um
Plenty of work remains, and there is plenty of arguing to do, before a final accord go
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Why AMC Won’t Miss ‘Mad Men’ All That Much - As Mad Men rolls out its final season (or half-season, as is the fashion of the time), the excitement is building about how it might it end. What there does not seem to be much of is sadness that it is ending. It might seem... http://ow.ly/2WTp6W
As Mad Men rolls out its final season (or half-season, as is the fashion of the
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University of Michigan Fires a Shot at Free Speech - The film American Sniper turned into an unexpected cultural phenomenon at the beginning of the year. The R-rated drama hauled in over $100 million in its first wide-release weekend in late January, a practically unheard of amount for a... http://ow.ly/2X7YUx
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Middle Class Jobs Aren’t Gone; They’ve Just Moved - There were more open jobs in the U.S. last month than at any point since January 2001. Yet, despite what appears to be the best job market in more than 14 years, many Americans still feel... http://ow.ly/2X6BJC
Job openings in the U.S. are at a 14-year high, yet many workers still can’t find employment, and many companies can’t fill positions. A Georgetown University professor thinks he sees a solution.
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The Companies Americans Hate Dealing With the Most - Comcast and other TV and Internet providers are notoriously frustrating for American consumers to deal with, but a couple of companies actually fare even worse than the cable giant in a recent online survey. Temkin Group, a research and... http://ow.ly/2X2vda
American consumers are the most dissatisfied with their health insurance companies and their TV and internet providers.
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6 Popular Social Security Myths Busted - Most retirement advice focuses on how to save enough money for your later years and how to make the best use of your pension (if you’re lucky enough to have one). For many Americans, however, the most confusing part of retirement planning is... http://ow.ly/2WZQYl
Most retirement advice focuses on how to save enough money for your later years and ho
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The Numbers That Matter Most from the Jobs Report - The March monthly jobs report released on Friday actually shares two striking similarities with Easter (hint: jellybeans are not one of them).  One similarity is that, in each... http://ow.ly/2WWdEf
Among workers in the prime ages of 25 to 54, the employment-population ratio is just 77.2 percent, well off its 2007 average of 79.9 percent. If our yardstick for labor market health is the proportion of Americans who are working, we still have a way to go.
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How McDonald’s and Walmart Wage Hikes Can Boost the Economy - Much has been made of recent news that McDonald's (MCD), Walmart (WMT), and other entry-level employers are looking to boost pay and benefits (such as vacation time) for their workers. Seven years into this economic expansion and... http://ow.ly/2WSZx1
Much has been made of recent news that McDonald's (MCD), Walmart (WMT),
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