Fatal Flaws in Paul Ryan’s Poverty Plan

There is at least one fatal flaw in Rep. Paul Ryan’s kinder, gentler version of how conservatives would change federal antipoverty programs: The proposal at the center of his vision, ...

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3 Pols to Live a Week on Min. Wage

A trio of Democratic politicians are about to find out what it’s like to be poor. Former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland, Rep. Jan Schakowsky, D-Ill. and Rep. Tim Ryan, D-Ohio, ...

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Tax Breaks Not Halting Runaway Film Production

As the California legislature considers whether to expand movie/TV tax incentives, the state film commission on Wednesday released a report making a strong case for the economic value of the ...

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GOP’s Border Antics Will Backfire

Republicans are focused on the wrong set of children — and on the wrong set of voters. Instead of raising a hue and cry over the “threat” represented by thousands of ...

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Casino Capitalism Crashes in Atlantic City

More than 1,000 workers at Atlantic City's Trump Plaza received notices July 14 that the hotel-casino planned to close its doors in just 65 days, eliminating all of their jobs. ...

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Find New College Footballers Back Unions

Reports out of Northwestern are that the unionization movement at the school might be coming to a close. While the NLRB is likely to uphold the regional ruling that players ...

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