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Jon Talton

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August 30, 2013 at 10:07 AM

Vote: How are you doing at work?

Let’s do some polls in honor of Labor Day:

Read on for some of the best economics and business stories of the week and the haiku:

This Week’s Links:

The troubling corporate shift away from communities | Washington Post

U.S. bank legal bills exceed $100 billion | Bloomberg

White House copyright czar jumps to industry anti-piracy group | Wired

40 percent of highest-paid CEOs were bailed out, booted or busted | The Big Picture

Larry Summers and the politicization of the Fed | Felix Salmon

Poverty and economics | Understanding Society

China’s unsustainable debt | Antonio Fatas

Consequences of job insecurity | Carola Binder

Laid-off older workers face pervasive age bias | NY Times

What really caused the Nasdaq crash? | Heidi N. Moore

Today’s Econ Haiku:

Labor is supreme

That was the view of Lincoln

Now it’s a Town Car

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