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"The move will help create more than 750,000 U.S. jobs, Walmart U.S. "
"The move will help create more than 750,000 U.S. jobs, Walmart U.S. "
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"Economic growth is the primary corrective for unemployment, but targeted aid can help people find jobs more quickly."
"Economic growth is the primary corrective for unemployment, but targeted aid can help people find jobs more quickly."
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"Climate change guarantees more crises ahead. Relief measures should kick in automatically."
"Climate change guarantees more crises ahead. Relief measures should kick in automatically."
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"Critics of a strong currency say it hurts American factory workers by making imports cheap."
"Critics of a strong currency say it hurts American factory workers by making imports cheap."
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"The Fed chair said better caregiving options was an “area worth looking at” for Congress, while reiterating the central bank’s full-employment pledge."
"The Fed chair said better caregiving options was an “area worth looking at” for Congress, while reiterating the central bank’s full-employment pledge."
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"Nurturing large-scale job creation in Africa will require policies that bring digital solutions to the non-digital economy. To reorient and strengthen their digitalization strategies, the continent's governments should follow four guiding _...Read More_
"Nurturing large-scale job creation in Africa will require policies that bring digital solutions to the non-digital economy. To reorient and strengthen their digitalization strategies, the continent's governments should follow four guiding _...Read More_
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"Is $15 an hour too much, or not enough? Fresno, Calif., may be a laboratory for a debate over the minimum wage that is heating up on the national level."
"Is $15 an hour too much, or not enough? Fresno, Calif., may be a laboratory for a debate over the minimum wage that is heating up on the national level."
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"Not long ago, the question was rarely asked. Now, politicians and economists of various stripes are willing to consider it."
"Not long ago, the question was rarely asked. Now, politicians and economists of various stripes are willing to consider it."
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The most disgusting part is how many people rail against it, as if it benefits them. People will blindly protect businesses and their stock at the expense of friends and family is remarkable. Same with universal healthcare. people _...Read More_
The most disgusting part is how many people rail against it, as if it benefits them. People will blindly protect businesses and their stock at the expense of friends and family is remarkable. Same with universal healthcare. people _...Read More_
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I will believe it when I hear we have gone from 10 million unemployed to 1 million, and we have a $15hr wage so that people can get back on there feet. The stock market is overheating and people are gambling money they can't afford to lose.
I will believe it when I hear we have gone from 10 million unemployed to 1 million, and we have a $15hr wage so that people can get back on there feet. The stock market is overheating and people are gambling money they can't afford to lose.
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"California’s vote to classify Uber and Lyft drivers as contractors has emboldened other employers to eliminate salaried positions—and has become a cornerstone of bigger plans to “Uberize” the U.S. workforce."
"California’s vote to classify Uber and Lyft drivers as contractors has emboldened other employers to eliminate salaried positions—and has become a cornerstone of bigger plans to “Uberize” the U.S. workforce."
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The federal government’s efforts to help unemployed workers get through the pandemic have centered on increasing the size and extending the duration of weekly benefit checks. But there is a critical hole in these plans. "The unemployment _...Read More_
The federal government’s efforts to help unemployed workers get through the pandemic have centered on increasing the size and extending the duration of weekly benefit checks. But there is a critical hole in these plans. "The unemployment _...Read More_
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"Unemployed Black women had greater improvements in their economic status compared with the _...Read More_
"Unemployed Black women had greater improvements in their economic status compared with the _...Read More_
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Health equity is not something that is “achieved,” because this implies the absence of conflict. We must be explicit in our language & goals, and judicious in our choice of questions and methods, all of which must be rooted in _...Read More_
Health equity is not something that is “achieved,” because this implies the absence of conflict. We must be explicit in our language & goals, and judicious in our choice of questions and methods, all of which must be rooted in _...Read More_
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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?"