Comic Explains Hollywood Strike to Adam Smith Hollywood screenwriters are poised to strike when their current contract runs out Wednesday. Comedy writer Peter Mehlman tries to explain what's driving the labor dispute — in an imaginary conversation with the 18th century economist Adam Smith.
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Comic Explains Hollywood Strike to Adam Smith

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Comic Explains Hollywood Strike to Adam Smith

Comic Explains Hollywood Strike to Adam Smith

Comic Explains Hollywood Strike to Adam Smith

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Screenwriters in Hollywood are poised to strike when their current contract runs out Wednesday. Comedy writer Peter Mehlman tries to explain what's driving the labor dispute — in an imaginary conversation with the 18th century economist Adam Smith.