How Much are Replacement Jobs Helping the Economy?

America?s high unemployment rate will come down as total spending picks up and the economy recovers. Some of the unemployment is the result of the recession, but some is the result of long-term trends. Since 2000, manufacturing jobs have fallen by 5.4 million, and when the economy comes back, manufacturing will not recover much ? […]

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Ask the Readers: Does Corporate Campaign Financing Matter?

The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to ban Congress from placing limits on corporate campaign financing riled up a long debated issue. Supporters claim monetary restrictions limit free speech regardless of content and detractors claim the court majority harms jurisprudence by legislating a political agenda from the bench. I can’t solve that debate, but I have […]

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