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Britain's beleaguered soccer powerhouse illustrates what ails the U.S. labor market.

The jobs numbers are steady, solid--and not enough to spark any significant wage increases anytime soon.

  • Neil Irwin
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  • Jun 7, 2013
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What Alcoa's new earnings can tell us about the economy, the stock market, and the outlook for American workers.

  • Neil Irwin
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  • Apr 9, 2013
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Does a lack of opportunity for workers who require routine hold back the recovery?

  • Neil Irwin
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  • Mar 28, 2013
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What a story about companies delaying hiring to ridiculous degrees has to do with the broader economy.

Rick Santorum says that if you stay in school, get a job and wait to have kids, you won't be poor. It's not really that simple.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Aug 29, 2012
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