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Jobs Report Brings Mixed News on U.S. Economy

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Download video Last week’s report on jobs and unemployment in the U.S. had, “a little bit of something for everyone,” said economist Lisa Lynch of…read more

Economics
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Labor Day Lesson Plan: Unions Today

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Created by Tina Yalen and Michael Magathan Repurposed by Katie Gould Subject Economics, government, civics Estimated Time Two 45 minute classes or one 90 minute…read more

Economics
Fast-Food Strikes in 50 U.S. Cities Seeking $15 Per Hour

Why It Might Be Hard to Get a Burger Today

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Fast-food workers across the U.S. are striking as part of a larger campaign to demand higher wages for hourly jobs. Employees at popular food chains…read more

Economics
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Detroit Residents Resilient in the Face of Bankruptcy

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Download video On July 18, Detroit, Mich., became the largest U.S. city to ever file for bankruptcy. Because of the city’s budget woes, Detroit residents…read more

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The Great Gatsby Curve

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By Katie Gould, Teacher Resource Producer for NewsHour Extra Subjects Economics, Government, Social Issues Estimated time One hour and 30 minutes Grade level 7-12 Pre-Lesson…read more

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