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We’ve heard it again and again, but seldom laid out with the clarity Steven Greenhouse brings. The American worker is getting crunched. Corporate profits are up. Productivity is up. CEO pay is way up. But the American worker is getting squeezed.

Greenhouse is labor and workplace reporter for The New York Times. He’s brought home the stories that make the squeeze real — on workloads, job security, pensions, stress, health care. If you’re working, you’ll know these stories.

This hour, On Point: the big squeeze on American workers.

Guest:

Steven Greenhouse, labor and workplace correspondent for The New York Times and author of the new book “The Big Squeeze: Tough Times for the American Worker.”

Jack Beatty, On Point news analyst and senior editor at The Atlantic Monthly

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  • Bin

    Workers don’t read – nor should they, since they have to keep  busy making the boss rich. So, the book is a moot point. Also, we need to compete!!! Our billionaires are falling behind the billionaires in China and India!!! If the boss there needs it, he can ask for volunteers amongst the workers to donate a kidney or a liver. Now that is job creating energy !!!!! That’s why we need another tax cut for the corporate executives that make the rest of us work so patriotically hard. Remember – the terrorists are everywhere! Don’t listen to such socialist propaganda.

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