The sobering images of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill are widely known: oil covered birds and sludge-choked coastal grasses. But ecosystems may not be the only ones to see negative effects -- what about the spill's possible health impact…

Question: Why doesn’t the federal government stimulate the economy by reducing the length of the workweek (the number of hours after which employees receive time-and-a-half pay)? Employers would respond by spreading the work load, which means more hiring and fewer…

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