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Is New Technology Destroying Jobs?

by Dr. Polly Cleveland On the NewsHour Friday night, in response to the dismal new jobs numbers, Andrew McAfee of the MIT Center for Digital Business blames the loss on “powerful” new labor-saving technology. But if he’s right, is itRead the Rest »

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Joseph Stiglitz Is Right About Inequality, but for the Wrong Reason

By Dr. Polly Cleveland Joseph Stiglitz says that “Inequality is Holding Back the Recovery”. He’s right, but he gives the wrong reason, that “our middle class is too weak to support the consumer spending that has historically driven our economicRead the Rest »

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