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A teachable moment at Home Depot

The sales associate had dreadlocks and was as skinny as a rail. The customer was in her early 70s, short and a little plump. She could have been three times his age. If I weren’t standing in the Nails, Screws … Continue reading

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It’s the economy, stupid

For much of my career in Washington, I’ve paid close attention to economic indicators and financial markets, something I always found ironic given that I have a master’s degree in English and won an academic prize in graduate school for … Continue reading

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