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Are American Workers Overpaid?

Name: Alex Question: Maybe it's my background as a college instructor (and union member), but Paul Solman's tone in his inquiry into GM workers' wages raised my hackles. It may be that the intent was didactic -- to instruct viewers…

On the 100th anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire, NewsHour economics correspondent Paul Solman answered a reader's comment about the need to remember what happened that day. Richard R. Palmer: March 25 is the 100th anniversary of the Triangle…

March 25, 2011 marks the 100th anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire, where 146 workers died. Some were consumed by flames; others jumped to their deaths from the eighth, ninth and tenth floors to avoid the fire. Note: some…

With all the strife over public-sector unions, including irate e-mails in response to our pension coverage on the program, we thought we'd lighten the mood by sharing some recent political cartoons.

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With all the strife over public sector unions, including irate e-mails in response to our pension coverage on the program, we thought we'd lighten the mood today by sharing some recent political cartoons.

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