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Are You Unfairly Paying Extra For “Made in the USA” Products?

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Made in the USA used to stand for quality and pride. It meant buying high quality products made by American workers earning good wages and benefits. Products made in the USA aren’t as common anymore, especially as more American jobs are outsourced to places like China or Bangladesh. But when something says “Made in the USA” today, is it still a positive thing?

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The Truth About Privatized Prisons & 3 Ways To Improve Them

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On the October 10, 2013 episode of The Big Picture with Thom Hartmann, Thom discusses why privatized prisons are a problem. The US leads the world with the most incarcerations. It’s because the more people privatized prisons jail, the higher

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How Will the Affordable Care Act Affect Low-Income Employees?

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The “ideal” shift in cost Once the employer provides affordable healthcare to the low income employee, the employee must purchase this healthcare through the employer if he wants any type of health coverage. That’s because he won’t be eligible for

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One Way the Affordable Care Act Will Help You Save Money

Have you thought about whether the Affordable Care Act will hurt or help you? I mean, not the criticism you’ve heard in the news. But how it will affect you on a personal and financial level? Did you realize that

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