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Why Americans Still Think the Economy Is Terrible

If your understanding of the economy comes from headlines about the latest economic data, you would be forgiven for thinking these are the best of times.
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Why Americans Still Think the Economy Is Terrible

If your understanding of the economy comes from headlines about the latest economic data, you would be forgiven for thinking these are the best of times.
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Americans Overwhelmingly Support A Vacation Mandate

There is no law guaranteeing U.S. workers paid vacation, but the vast majority of Americans think there should be one, according to a new HuffPost/YouGov poll. In the poll conducted just before Labor Day, 78 percent of respondents say large employers should be required to provide workers at least some paid vacation time, a result virtually unchanged from the three-quarters who said the same thing last year. Just over 60 percent say businesses should give their employees two weeks or more of time off. The U.S. is an outlier among advanced economies when it comes to guaranteeing vacation time for …

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High Drug Prices Are Killing Americans

All across the country, Americans are finding that the prices of the prescription drugs they need are soaring. Tragically, doctors tell us that many of their patients can no longer afford their medicine. As a result, some get sicker. Others die. A new Kaiser Health poll shows that most Americans think prescription drug costs in this country are unreasonable, and that drug companies put profits before people. Want to know something? They’re right. Americans pay the highest prices for prescription drugs in the world – by far. Drug costs increased 12.6 percent last year, more than double the rise in …

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