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Fighting Economic Fatalists: A National Strategy For Better Jobs

Fighting Economic Fatalists: A National Strategy For Better Jobs
Economic isolationism and neo-Ludditism would reduce everyone’s living standards. Most importantly, there are many ways to create good jobs and reduce inequality. Other nations are doing it; the United States is not.
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Profit Shares Hit New Highs, Washington Focuses on Disability

Profit Shares Hit New Highs, Washington Focuses on Disability
The Commerce Department released data on corporate profits last week that showed the before-tax profit share in 2012 reaching its highest level since 1951. The after-tax profit share edged down by one-tenth of a percentage point from its 2011 level, but was still higher than every other year since 1930.
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Obamacare Debate Masks Long-Standing Exploitation of Food Service Workers

Obamacare Debate Masks Long-Standing Exploitation of Food Service Workers
Even before Obamacare, fast food corporations kept much of their workforce at part-time status as a means of minimizing labor costs and maximizing profits.
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