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?

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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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