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Why a Nobel-winning economist argues against giving aid to poor countries

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In the absence of new laws protecting workers, Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez has gotten creative.

“I’m over trying to find the ‘adorable’ way to state my opinion and still be likable!” the actress said.

Add Texas to the list of states where you can bring guns to college.

Things are getting a little awkward.

If you're looking for an explanation of why the gun policy debate has been stalled in neutral for years now, this is a pretty good place to start.

A gas tax to finance road repair is about as close to a free lunch as we can ever get in economics.

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But it would be making the rich a bit less so, and, if we redistributed that money to the bottom, helping the people who need help the most.

Democrats agree on a lot of things, but there are still divisions.

It can help prevent an unwanted pregnancy, and save a lot of money, too.

A grim milestone.

Princeton professor Angus Deaton has won the Nobel Prize in economics for his research into how rich and poor people make decisions about how much to buy and how much to save.

New research suggests that crime literally doesn't pay

And he does it like nobody but Stephen Colbert can.

A key Democrat and Republican now say they may oppose the deal but for very different reasons.

That's why the Department of Labor is convening a symposium later this year to figure out how to get better.

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