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AEI Report: Americans Are Getting Older and Dying Younger

A recent paper on American demographics bodes ill for the country's economic and social health. The report by Lyman Stone, adjunct fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, finds that while the American population is becoming older, life expectancies of working-age people are declining. This trend, in tandem with the straining of the country's institutions, has serious implications for America's future.

U.S. Job Growth Surges; Unemployment Rate Rises to 4.0 Percent

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. job growth surged in January, with employers hiring the most workers in 11 months, pointing to underlying strength in the economy despite a darkening outlook that has left the Federal Reserve cautious about further interest rate hikes this year.

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Review: 'The Once and Future Worker' by Oren Cass

How do we make sure everyone has enough? This is a simple question, but answering it has long vexed policymakers. In general, we all desire to live in a society where the poor are cared for, where families do not go unfed, and where a rising tide lifts all economic boats. But how do we get there?

U.S. Job Growth Surges; Annual Wage Gain Largest Since 2009

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. job growth accelerated in August and wages notched their largest annual increase in more than nine years, strengthening views that the economy was so far weathering the Trump administration's escalating trade war with China.

Trump Slams AFL-CIO Leader for Sunday Show Comments

Richard Trumka under fire after claiming administration actions that 'hurt workers outpace' those that 'help workers'

President Donald Trump on Monday responded to criticisms Richard Trumka, the president of the AFL-CIO, leveled at administration policies aimed at uplifting the American worker.