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Labor’s Day Remembered

Popular Economics Weekly As we celebrate another Labor Day, a national holiday, how do we remember it? I would like to remember it as some other developed countries celebrate it. France, for instance, has enshrined the one-hour lunch, whereas a … Continue reading

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Ryan Budget Punishes the Poorest—A Return to ‘Les Miserables’?

Popular Economics Weekly We know Victor Hugo’s message is alive and well when Paul Ryan’s latest budget proposal continues to punish the poorest for the sins of the wealthiest who caused the Great Recession, and have yet to be punished. … Continue reading

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