Think a woman’s pregnancy lasts just 9 months? Think again. The generally accepted length of a “month” is 4 weeks, however, most weeks are slightly longer than 4 weeks. 375 more words
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A. The Long-Term Downward Trend in Federal Government Employment
Previous posts on this blog have reported on the fall in total government employment (federal, state, and local) during Obama’s presidential term, in stark contrast to the increases seen… 1,282 more words
A Case against Child Labor Prohibitions
Source: Cato Institute
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In my recent book, Out of Poverty: Sweatshops in the Global Economy, I argue that much of what the anti-sweatshop movement agitates for would harm workers and that the process of economic development, in which sweatshops play an important role, is the best way to raise wages and improve working conditions.