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Dec 02, 2016

A smart take on Carrier: The deal doesn't offer a template to protect future workers threatened by offshoring.  http://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/01/opinion/carrier-jobs-saved-by-government.html 

Dec 02, 2016

@GailNRobinson It's a good question. Looks like the NRA is trying to get (legal) guns in public housing permitted.  https://www.thetrace.org/2016/04/gun-ban-public-housing-maine-nra/ 

Dec 01, 2016

HUD says it's banning smoking in public housing. Here's my piece about when the gvt tells poor people how to live:  http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2015/12/paternalism/420210/ 

Dec 01, 2016

Bernie in WaPo: Carrier is sign that companies "can threaten to offshore jobs in exchange for business-friendly tax benefits and incentives"

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