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Productivity & Wages

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In this morning's Washington Post, Harold Meyerson argues that productivity gains should result in higher wages, as they did for many years, and suggests that corporate tax reform is the way to help achieve this: Lower rates go to companies that share the wealth with their workers. The idea, as Meyerson notes, was Bill Galston's, and Galston is one of the sharpest thinkers in the land. This idea has merit.

"Stand Your Ground" & the Culture of Death

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I have held off writing about last weekend’s verdict in the trial of Michael Dunn, the man who killed a black teenager, Jordan Davis, during a shouting match over the loud music that Davis and his friends were playing. Dunn was convicted on three counts of attempted murder, but the jury could not reach a verdict on the lead charge of first degree murder in the shooting of Davis.

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