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robots eating all the jobs

Don’t let automation tomorrow distract from pay today

As you may have heard, horrifying studies say Las Vegas is one of the most likely places in the solar system for automation to...
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Little Tariff Man

Hey, this thing ain't got no bill of rights! argued those who were opposed to the ratification of the U.S. Constitution. Or words to...
Bush the Elder and Quayle too

The GOP path from “a kinder, gentler nation” to “very fine people, on both...

Imagine, if you will, Donald Trump and the charlatans, third-raters and crooks in his cabinet providing world leadership as the Soviet Union disintegrated, or...
those four guys built everything so far

Nevada income growth is miserable and a stadium won’t fix that

Nevada's median household income rose from $25,776 in 1984 to $56,550 in 2017, a 119 percent increase.That's the smallest increase of any state in...
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Mini-commentary: A woman-majority Legislature and nice things too?

Democratic Assemblyman Chris Brooks, aka Gov.-elect Steve Sisolak transition leader Michelle White's spouse, wants the Clark County Commission to appoint him to Commissioner-elect Tick...
nevada economic policy

State gives tax breaks to Google, all stimulus-response like

If Google hires 50 people in Henderson by the end of 2023, great. If Google spends $600 million on its Henderson server farm or...
could be worse should be better

Brookings Mountain West launches “Las Vegas and the Middle Class” project

There’s one thing that rich and poor have in common in the U.S. -- they both tend to describe themselves as “middle class.”That might...
guv

So now what?

Things might be more cut and dried if Sheldon Adelson and Adam Laxalt had won.Democrats, with hefty majorities in the state Legislature, would have...
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What Republicans mean when they say “California”

“I just don’t know what that means,” Gov. Brian Sandoval told the Review-Journal several weeks ago when asked about warnings from Dean Heller and...
eek

Commentary: Trump’s latest ugly distraction

As funerals have begun in Pittsburgh for the victims of a white supremacist mass murderer, and as the nation continues to shake its collective...

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