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Comforting Words For Young Workers
March 19, 2013

Comforting Words For Young Workers

BY FROMA HARROP Many speak of Gen X and Gen Y as “lost generations” destined to “not live as well” as their parents. A new Urban Institute study finds that young people up to the age of 40 haven’t accumulated as much wealth as their parents did at their age. They face a bleak economic…

Do More Than The Minimum On The Minimum Wage
February 20, 2013

Do More Than The Minimum On The Minimum Wage

BY JIM HIGHTOWER “In the wealthiest nation on earth,” President Obama declared in his State of the Union speech, “no one who works full-time should have to live in poverty.” Right! Way to go! Not only does his call to raise America’s minimum wage put some real pop in populism, but it could finally start…

Pro-Business, Pro-Healthcare Reform
February 12, 2013

Pro-Business, Pro-Healthcare Reform

BY SHARON MARTIN Politicians who call themselves pro-business but speak out against universal healthcare are speaking out of both sides of their mouths. That includes our governor. Insuring that every citizen of Oklahoma has access to quality healthcare would take care of several items on Gov. Fallin’s agenda for 2013. Let’s start with her exhortation…

The Dilemma Of Economic Theories
January 27, 2013

The Dilemma Of Economic Theories

BY VERN TURNER There are many gloom and doom artists out there writing about the demise of our world conflicts in economics and social behaviors. I have quoted several books, articles and authors in past columns who either offer a solution or redefine the problem. Some even go so far as to define the cause…

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