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"Advances in artificial intelligence and machine learning have again raised fears of large-scale job losses. And while labor-market adaptation is likely to stave off permanent high unemployment, it cannot be counted on to prevent a sharp _...Read More_
"Advances in artificial intelligence and machine learning have again raised fears of large-scale job losses. And while labor-market adaptation is likely to stave off permanent high unemployment, it cannot be counted on to prevent a sharp _...Read More_
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"The Congressional Budget Office said raising the federal minimum wage to $15 would also increase the deficit, potentially helping the proposal’s prospects of being included in relief legislation."
"The Congressional Budget Office said raising the federal minimum wage to $15 would also increase the deficit, potentially helping the proposal’s prospects of being included in relief legislation."
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12.8
>"We could shift the failed tax preference for opportunity zones into a targeted strategy to create more jobs for rural America."
>"We could shift the failed tax preference for opportunity zones into a targeted strategy to create more jobs for rural America."
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"Eviction moratoriums don’t keep arrears from piling up, and aid to renters may not reach the most vulnerable."
"Eviction moratoriums don’t keep arrears from piling up, and aid to renters may not reach the most vulnerable."
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"In public and private, Biden and his advisers have signaled some dramatic interventions to revive U.S. manufacturing. Will they really happen?"
"In public and private, Biden and his advisers have signaled some dramatic interventions to revive U.S. manufacturing. Will they really happen?"
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8.7
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The media is giving the CBO's analysis short shrift, but the news is great for the economy and the working class.
The media is giving the CBO's analysis short shrift, but the news is great for the economy and the working class.
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"The party of the country club tries to embrace a new egalitarian economic agenda."We are a working-class party now,” Missouri Republican Senator Josh Hawley tweeted at 10:53 p.m. Eastern time on election night in November. “That’s the _...Read More_
"The party of the country club tries to embrace a new egalitarian economic agenda."We are a working-class party now,” Missouri Republican Senator Josh Hawley tweeted at 10:53 p.m. Eastern time on election night in November. “That’s the _...Read More_
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"By conspiring to drive up struggling companies’ stock prices, GameStop investors believe they beat Wall Street at its own game. But there are no clear-cut heroes or villains in this story, just some investors who will be able to weather _...Read More_
"By conspiring to drive up struggling companies’ stock prices, GameStop investors believe they beat Wall Street at its own game. But there are no clear-cut heroes or villains in this story, just some investors who will be able to weather _...Read More_
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"A solution to the debt crisis would help all borrowers. But it could also begin to address a history of discriminatory policies affecting Black graduates."
"A solution to the debt crisis would help all borrowers. But it could also begin to address a history of discriminatory policies affecting Black graduates."
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"We should tax these windfall gains to pay for recovery."
"We should tax these windfall gains to pay for recovery."
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>"Once we take care of the pandemic, we need to sort this out."
>"Once we take care of the pandemic, we need to sort this out."
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66.4
"Thousands of protesters, many driving tractors, took to the streets of New Delhi on Tuesday. Who are they, and what do they want?"
"Thousands of protesters, many driving tractors, took to the streets of New Delhi on Tuesday. Who are they, and what do they want?"
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"[M]inimum wages have a way of screwing with economic intuition, and complicating the simple logic of supply and demand. The benefits of a $15 minimum would greatly outweigh the costs."
"[M]inimum wages have a way of screwing with economic intuition, and complicating the simple logic of supply and demand. The benefits of a $15 minimum would greatly outweigh the costs."
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"A one-time tax on those who have made lots of money during the pandemic may be an answer."
"A one-time tax on those who have made lots of money during the pandemic may be an answer."
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""Oh look, another billionaire is mad that he might have to pay more taxes while children in America go hungry and veterans sleep on the street.""
""Oh look, another billionaire is mad that he might have to pay more taxes while children in America go hungry and veterans sleep on the street.""