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Strange Ideas of Fiscal Responsibility July 5, 2010

Posted by Jim Satterfield in Does Not Compute, Economics, Employment, Government.
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The good folks at Calculated Risk provide some information concerning why it’s really a bad idea to play games with unemployment benefits.


If they can do it for carpenters… November 27, 2008

Posted by Jim Satterfield in Business & Society, Employment.
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I was just watching a bit of This Old House on the digital tier of my local public TV station. They did a little featurette about a carpenter’s apprentice that works with the show. Don’t you think that paid apprenticeships would work for lots of fields that don’t have it now like accountants, programmers and network engineers among others?