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Super Companies may play role in reducing workers’ share of the GDP pie

Amazon. Costco. Walmart. All are lean, mean, cost-cutting machines. But given that their customer-level jobs don’t pay so well, and they’ve eviscerated the middle-management ranks, are they at least partly responsible for workers receiving a smaller share of the GDP?

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‘This Century Is Broken’

Columnist David Brooks says the 21st century’s lack of economic growth means we are looking at a much nastier world in the coming decades, compared to what we had in the latter 20th century.

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Tue, February 21 2017 » * Big Picture Stuff, Main Page » Comments Off on ‘This Century Is Broken’