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02/29/2016 - Food For Thought: 2/29/2016

– Los Angeles Times
The Los Angeles Times explores how a late-stage presidential run by Michael Bloomberg could turn American politics on its head.
– FiveThirtyEight
More and more “routine” jobs, those that “can be accomplished by following explicit rules (think self-check out counters to on-table pay kiosks at restaurants) are being automated every day. FiveThirtyEight examines where workforce automation will have the greatest impacts and what that might mean from an economic and political perspective.
– The Washington Post
To no surprise, new studies by the union-funded Center on Budget and Policy Priorities find no measurable impact for local businesses when local minimum wage levels are increased by mandate.
– The New York Times
The New York Times takes a deep dive into the drama playing out inside the Republican party as its leadership tries to wrangle with the unorthodox candidacy of Donald Trump.