Tag Archives: PEW Research

U.S. Will Badly Need Immigrants

Popular Economics Weekly For most of the past half-century, adults in the U.S. Baby Boom generation – those born after World War II and before 1965 – have been the main driver of the nation’s expanding workforce, reports the PEW … Continue reading

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Middle Class Finally Gets A Raise

Popular Economics Weekly A new rule announced by the Obama administration will, effective December 1, double the overtime-pay salary threshold and set it to automatically increase every three years. It’s about time. The salary of employees has been diminishing since … Continue reading

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Fair Play Benefits All of Us

The Popular Economics Weekly The idea of fair play may be the key issue in 2012—both with the Presidential campaign and economic growth. How so? Both political parties are jockeying to portray their message as fair—Democrats want to restore the … Continue reading

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Don’t Blame Our Democracy…

Popular Economics Weekly Please don’t blame our Democracy, old as it is—in fact, the oldest in the modern world—for the slowness of this recovery. Winston Churchill on hearing his Labor Party had been defeated in 1947, said in the House … Continue reading

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