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David Brooks does the Palin one-step

March 9th, 2015

David Brooks can’t resist the old DC one-step. People who say “education is really important, but it’s not the only determinant of wage growth” become people who disparage the importance of education. Clearly, education matters a great deal but so too does bargaining power, political power, and absence of precisely those forces on behalf of those on… Read more

Jobs Report: First impressions

March 6th, 2015

[Seasonally adjusted, it’s an average day outside, but aside from that there’s snow everywhere and it’s messing up my morning. So in order to make it to MSNBC discussion about the jobs numbers (~10:30) this initial take will have to be shorter than usual. I’ll add to it later in the day.] In yet another… Read more