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5 Things to Know About Jamelle Bouie – #1

By Chino Betita, Creighton Law School Class of 2015 Last Thursday the Creighton 2040 Initiative presented “Talking About Race: A Conversation with Jamelle Bouie.” Today we conclude our “5 Things To Know About Jamelle Bouie” series. Previously we shared some … Continue reading

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2040 News: Rising Economic Inequality Undermines Long-Term Growth

The credit rating agency Standard & Poor’s has issued a report warning that increasing economic inequality in the U.S. may weaken long-term growth. Economic inequality has been rising steadily in the U.S. since 1979 (represented in the graph below by rising Gini … Continue reading

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Fast Food Workers, McDonald’s, and the NLRB

This week, the General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ruled that McDonald’s – the parent corporation – can be held liable along with McDonald’s – individual franchisees – for labor and wage violations.  This ruling changes 30 years of … Continue reading

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