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On Labor Day, Remember the Plight of American Workers

Josh Sager – Labor Day 2014

Every September 1st, the United States takes a day off for Labor Day. Established in 1886 by President Grover Cleveland, Labor Day exists to commemorate the achievements and contributions of labor to the United States. 602 more words

Policy Discussion


We live in a time with more change than any previous era in history. Almost every aspect of our lives will be fundamentally reshaped during the next two decades. 702 more words


Equality versus Justice?

You may have seen this picture floating around Facebook or Twitter. Every time I’ve seen it posted it receives a bevy of positive comments and “likes.” But is it an accurate representation of justice? 780 more words


Article at The Drum on tax and dividend carbon pricing

Carbon price round two: let’s get it right this time

By Warwick Smith

Originally published at ABC’s The Drum

Posted Fri 29 Aug 2014

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Economic Policy

Right-to-Work States are Free-Rider States

Frank Manzo IV is the Policy Director of the Illinois Economic Policy Institute (ILEPI). Visit ILEPI at www.illinoisepi.org or follow ILEPI on Twitter @illinoisEPI. 806 more words

I am the Resurrection: The Framework of UK Macroeconomic Orthodoxy

Photo: (Left-right) Former Prime Ministers Sir John Major, Tony Blair and Gordon Brown. July 23, 2012 – Source: WPA Pool/Getty Images Europe

In his second blog post, PhD candidate James Silverwood from the School of Politics, Philosophy & International Relations will introduce the second major theoretical contribution – the framework of UK macroeconomic policy orthodoxy – and provide a short case study of UK macroeconomic history from the mid-1980s to the onset of the global financial crisis. 719 more words

The French Cabinet Reshuffling

The French cabinet reshuffling has consisted of the exit of 3 important ministers: Arnaud Montebourg who was economy minister, Benoit Hamon minister of education and Aurélie Filippetti minister of cultural affairs. 574 more words