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Double Take ‘Toons: Wage Wars? : NPR

Fast food and other minimum wage workers g, alleging that their paychecks fail to cover their basic needs. Jimmy Margulies doesn’t think technology will solve the problem, while Steve Kelley finds employers have the premiere bargaining position. Jimmy Margulies/The Record of Hackensack, NJ Steve Kelley Double Take ‘Toons: Wage Wars? …

Fiscal cliff: 401(k)s and IRAs cost the government billions. Should we get rid of them? – Slate Magazine

The accounts cost the government billions—and they might not be helping us save. As America hurtles toward the fiscal cliff, there’s an increasingly frantic search for ways to shore up the country’s deteriorating balance sheet. Republicans want to cut spending; Democrats would prefer to raise taxes on the wealthy. But …