The Battle to Stay Perfect

As the heat of summer recedes and fall advances, Americans entrench themselves with the battles of autumn. Annually, these contests come in the form of the weekly skirmishes of football and the timeless Fall Classic of baseball. However, every four years we add one more contest to our list, presidential...

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Chicago Teachers On Strike

On Monday, September 10, 2012, thousands of teachers in Chicago—a city with the third-largest school district—walked off the job. Fox News reported on Tuesday that approximately 26,000 teachers and support staff had officially gone on strike with the Chicago Teacher Union. This strike has come as a result of a...

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Much Ado About Nothing: The August Jobs Report

You’ve heard the news by now. The US unemployment rate fell from 8.3% to 8.1% in the month of August. It’s a small drop, but what does it mean? Does it mean anything? Paul Ryan says the report “is not even close to what a recovery looks like.” Obama says...

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