William Holstein

business journalist and blogger

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Longtime business journalist and blogger, and author of The Next American Economy: Blueprint for a Real Recovery

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With employment at 9.1 percent, even graduates of expensive four-year colleges are finding it hard to get jobs. Did they waste their time and their parents' money?

Preparing Americans for the 21st Century Workplace

With employment at 9.1 percent, even graduates of expensive four-year colleges are finding it hard to get jobs. Did they waste their time and their parents' money?

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Peter Thiel, co-founder of PayPal and early investor in Facebook, is awarding  $100,000 fellowships  to young people who drop out of college.

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Peter Thiel, co-founder of PayPal and early investor in Facebook, is awarding $100,000 fellowships to young people who drop out of college.

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