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Under Duress, Charter School Discloses Salaries, with 1 Conspicuously Missing

 Under Duress, Charter School Discloses Salaries, with 1 Conspicuously Missing
Charter School on financial probation releases financials, but omits key salary.
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Marian Wang
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Libertarian Argument Against Net Neutrality: Leave the Mom and Pop Communication Companies Alone!

Libertarian Argument Against Net Neutrality: Leave the Mom and Pop Communication Companies Alone!
The only way for libertarians to convince themselves that Net Neutrality is a good idea? Convince everyone that Comcast and Verizon are cute mom and pop shops with their customers' best interests at heart.
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NJ Sen President Sweeney, Not Gov Christie, Was Right About State's Stifled Pension Contributions

NJ Sen President Sweeney, Not Gov Christie, Was Right About State's Stifled Pension Contributions
New Jersey Senate President Stephen Sweeney was right that making larger payments toward pension debt benefits pension fund. Seems logical, yes? Chris Christie, naturally, thinks otherwise.
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A Bug in the Free Market Ointment: Conservatives Fight VW Factory's Right to Work with Unions

A Bug in the Free Market Ointment: Conservatives Fight VW Factory's Right to Work with Unions
The New York Times has a piece about a fascinating development in Tennessee, where management in a privately owned auto company, a VW plant in Chattanooga, appears to be working cooperatively with the UAW to organize the plant. The wrinkle is that “outside agitators” are trying to block the union, which is pitting them against both sides — union and management, since the latter thinks organizing the workforce would be helpful.
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Jared Bernstein
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