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(Note: This post first appeared September 5 on Huffington Post and is republished with permission.) You wouldn't think that green jobs and gangs in … read more.
With tens of millions of Americans still out of work, the idea of the U.S. achieving full employment might seem like a pipe dream. Not … read more.
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