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The Minimum Wage War Is Misguided Economy

The Minimum Wage War Is Misguided

By Steve Trumble

The notion that all work should be able to support a household or family is unrealistic. The idea we must fight is the “dead-end” job.

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Beware Of Bitcoin Economy

Beware Of Bitcoin

By Mark T. Williams

Real value is created through meaningful innovation and adoption — not smoke and mirror deception.

Easy For You To Say, Randi Zuckerberg Business

Easy For You To Say, Randi Zuckerberg

By Kabrina Chang

The sister of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg says we should stop trying to separate our personal and professional lives. But she doesn’t work where you work.

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3 Things We Can Learn From The 2013 Red Sox Red Sox

3 Things We Can Learn From The 2013 Red Sox

By Thomas Kochan

The team’s worst to first transformation in a trying time might give us clues on how to rebuild the U.S. economy and democracy into something that again makes us stand tall and proud as one.

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All Carrot, No Stick: Rethinking Corporate Tax Breaks Business

All Carrot, No Stick: Rethinking Corporate Tax Breaks

By Eileen McNamara

Massachusetts hands out $2 billion a year in corporate tax incentives. But when companies move jobs out of state, slash employee benefits, or otherwise fail to live up to their end of the bargain, officials have little recourse.

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The Fate Of Our Farms Policy

The Fate Of Our Farms

By Rich Barlow

The federal farm bill runs out in September, and so far, there is no compromise in Washington to extend it. To understand what lawmakers should do, you first must know all the bad the current policy does.

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