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2012

03

Jul

The Facts Make It Clear: Public Workers and Unions Are Not Overpaid

The Facts Make It Clear: Public Workers and Unions Are Not Overpaid Public sector and union workers make modest salaries with hard-earned benefits. Rather than trying to reduce public sector pay, industry leaders should be addressing wage inequality in the private sector by bringing employee compensation closer to the level warranted by 30 years of […]

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03

Jul

Robert Reich: Mitt Romney and the New Gilded Age

Robert Reich: Mitt Romney and the New Gilded Age But the real issue here is that Romney’s Bain is part of the same system as Jamie Dimon’s JPMorgan Chase, Jon Corzine’s MF Global and Lloyd Blankfein’s Goldman Sachs — a system that has turned much of the economy into a betting parlor that nearly imploded […]

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26

Jun