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What Do Unions Do?: A Twenty-year Perspective
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One of the best-known and most-quoted books ever written on labor unions is What Do Unions Do? by Richard Freeman and James Medoff. Published in 1984, the book proved to be a landmark because it provided the most comprehensive and statistically sophisticated…
Information Technology And The World Of Work
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Information technologies have become both a means and an end, transforming the workplace and how work is performed. This ongoing evolution in the work process has received extensive coverage but relatively little attention has been given to how changing…
Corporate Welfare: Crony Capitalism That Enriches the Rich
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From the time of Alexander Hamilton's "Report on Manufactures" through the Great Depression, American towns and cities sought to lure footloose companies by offering lavish benefits. These ranged from taxpayer-financed factories, to tax exemptions, to outright…
Not Invited to the Party: How the Demopublicans Have Rigged the System and Left Independents Out in…
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They Play, You Pay: Why Taxpayers Build Ballparks, Stadiums, And Arenas For Billionaire Owners And…
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They Play, You Pay is a detailed, sometimes irreverent look at a political conundrum: despite evidence that publicly funded ballparks, stadiums, and arenas do not generate net economic growth, governments keep on taxing sales, restaurant patrons, renters of…
Dasher (billy) V. Blackmon (john) U.s. Supreme Court Transcript Of Record With Supporting Pleadings
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The Doomsday Lobby: Hype and Panic from Sputniks, Martians, and Marauding Meteors
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Federal patronage of science was never contemplated by the framers of the Constitution, but they did seek to "promote the Progress of Science and useful Art" by granting inventors patent rights. However, direct subvention to scientists and scientific…
Not Invited to the Party: How the Demopublicans Have Rigged the System and Left Independents Out in…
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Not Invited to the Party demonstrates how the dominant political parties--the Democrats and Republicans--have co-opted the system to their advantage. James Bennett examines the history and array of laws, regulations, subsidies and programs that benefit the two…
Subsidizing Culture: Taxpayer Enrichment of the Creative Class
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In the American mind, state subsidization of writers and artists was long associated with monarchies and, in later years, socialist states. The support these regimes gave to intellectuals was understood to come with a cost, yet, beginning with the New Deal's…
Highway Heist: America's Crumbling Infrastructure And The Road Forward
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Unsustainable: The History And Politics Of Green Energy
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