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LLEWELLYN KING

Llewellyn King is executive producer and host of "White House Chronicles" on PBS. His column is written for Hearts Newspaper.

Articles by LLEWELLYN KING

Commentary: Waitstaff and the minimum wage Commentary: Waitstaff and the minimum wage
5 days ago - - LLEWELLYN KING
So you think the federal minimum wage is $7.25? Well, that’s for people who do not get tips, or rather for those who are not recognized to get tips. [Read More]
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Commentary: Earth Day '14: Only 2 cheers, please
1 week ago - - LLEWELLYN KING
April 22 is Earth Day and you can look forward to scattered celebrations, warnings about the future and self congratulations. The environmental community regards the first Earth Day as the beginning of the modern environmental movement. [Read More]
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Commentary: This Noah saved 6,000 wild animals
3 weeks ago - - LLEWELLYN KING
In the Bible, it was Noah who stuffed the animals into the ark, two by two. Now there is Russell Crowe, whose movie “Noah” was just released, and whose animals are almost the backstory compared to Noah’s family disputes. [Read More]
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Commentary: Obama scuttles nuke waste solutions Commentary: Obama scuttles nuke waste solutions
4 weeks ago - - LLEWELLYN KING
Naked goes the president to the Netherlands. President Obama plans to attend the Nuclear Security Summit in The Hague on Monday and Tuesday. [Read More]
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Commentary: Solar power in U.S. has grown up Commentary: Solar power in U.S. has grown up
5 weeks ago - - LLEWELLYN KING
A warning light is flashing for the nation’s electric utilities — and it is getting more persistent. The utilities, big and small, for- and not-for-profit, are facing serious disruptive technology. The old business models are in danger. [Read More]
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Commentary: Job seekers face mortar-board barrier Commentary: Job seekers face mortar-board barrier
5 weeks ago - - LLEWELLYN KING
Every year or so a new study, learned treatise or book comes out that says that we in the United States overdo the college thing; that we are turning out young people with bachelor’s degrees for jobs that don’t require them ... [Read More]
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Commentary: The real minimum wage saga Commentary: The real minimum wage saga
7 weeks ago - - LLEWELLYN KING
I once earned the minimum wage not because I needed an entry-level job, but because I needed the money. It was a minimum-wage job or a begging bowl and the street. [Read More]
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Commentary: Appointed ambassadors can be good
8 weeks ago - - LLEWELLYN KING
The practice of presidents rewarding political donors and allies by making them ambassadors is under attack because so many are making fools of themselves in their Senate confirmation hearings. [Read More]
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Commentary: Lessons from Britain's power peril Commentary: Lessons from Britain's power peril
9 weeks ago - - LLEWELLYN KING
In Britain, they are talking about “the year the lights will go out.” The metaphor is based on the 1951 film “The Day the Earth Stood Still.” There are those who believe they can pinpoint the year: 2023. It is the year that all but one of Britain’s 16 operating nuclear power reactors will [Read More]
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Commentary: We have computerized your job
10 weeks ago - - LLEWELLYN KING
Some thoughts about work. It is under attack from a giant labor pool of maybe 200 million eager and qualified people in Asia and elsewhere, who will do it for less than it costs in the United States. [Read More]
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