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It Takes a Village



In the past 40 years, the U.S. economy has seen five different recessions. In most of those recessions, we lost about 2 percent of our workforce (including 2001). It then took about 2-3 years for the subsequent economic growth to regrow those jobs back to the pre-recession level. With the 2001…

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Minimum Wage Hikes (Repost)



On the occasion of the scheduled fast food-workers strike today (Thursday, December 5), I thought I’d dip into the vault and repost something from earlier this year on a proposal to hike the federal minimum wage. Workers in around 100 U.S. cities are striking on demands that their wages be moved…

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