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Income inequality could take a turn for both the better and the worse in a future where automation replaces many human workers.
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The International Monetary Fund, which has supported imposition of neoliberal economic theories, is having second thoughts.
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The major political drama playing out in the presidential election highlights negotiating fundamentals.
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A new class action suit by drivers targeting Uber again challenges whether drivers are contractors or employees. But there's a chance Uber could nail down a final win.
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CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 14: Demonstrators demanding an increase in the minimum wage protest in front of a McDonald's restaurant on April 14, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. The demonstration was one of about 300 scheduled to take place nationwide today. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images) As the country has just seen [...]
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The downtown skyline stands past Victorian homes in San Francisco, California, U.S., on Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2015. Home values in 20 U.S. cities rose at a faster pace in the year ended October as lean inventories of available properties combined with steadily improving demand. Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg It's tough for [...]
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Relying on TANF as a model and focusing on symptoms, not causes, undermines any attempt to address poverty.
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Shutterstock People can claim that success in this world — financial success, that is — comes from effort and talent. Especially in the United States, society is supposed to be based on individualism and a confident meritocracy. Looking down from the top, what appears the steps that one takes to arrive [...]
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Donald Trump may think it wise to consider renegotiating the national debt, but many struggling Americans will foot the bill.
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Chronically unemployed people aren't counted in the official unemployment rate, and yet are a symbol of income inequality and a problem for the economy. It may be that psychological attitudes resulting from unemployment are a cause.
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North Carolina's HB2 bill has received attention over LGBTQ issues. But in the middle is a provision to prohibit cities, towns, and counties from regulating wage levels, hours of labor, or benefits.
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A donor plaque hangs outside a classroom at St. John Paul II Catholic Academy in the Dorchester neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts, U.S., on Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016. The Academy, which opened on January 4, is the consolidation of seven parish schools in some of Boston's poorer neighborhoods giving way to [...]
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Writer, Photographer, and (at least in my mind) Artist
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I'm an author, journalist, occasional playwright, and photographer covering business/technology.
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I'm a journalist and book author, currently blogging on CBS MoneyWatch, Inc.com, AOL Jobs, and others as well as writing for a number of magazines and web sites. I also do select corporate assignments in analysis, strategic planning, and writing.
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