Minimum wage

Political strategist Cliff Schecter explains the bizarre politics of the Kansas Senate race, the independent who could win the Kansas Senate race, could Sam Brownback lose the governors race in Kansas? Can the Democrats keep the Senate? the minimum wage in the Arkansas Senate race, minimum wage the smart Democratic wedge issue, why Republicans are […]
Professor Walter Block proposed that laissez faire free market exchanges are the best way to organize society, how Block thinks the United States limits freedom, debating the minimum wage, full time workers who live in poverty, debating minimum wages and job losses, what is the value of wages if they don’t provide a living? Professor […]
Journalist David Dayen explains how the Post Office could offer financial services, how the poor are exploited by predatory lenders and service providers, why the Post Office is a perfect place to provide basic financial services, how banking could save the artificial postal crisis imposed by Congress, how the Post Office could offer financial services […]
Huffington Post Washington bureau chief explains how President Obama dropped the ball on inequality in his State of the Union, what President Obama’s minimum wage executive order does, what President Obama’s myRA plan is and why Obama’s commitment to veto any new sanctions on Iran may be the biggest moment of the speech. On the Fun […]
London School of Economics professor Alan Manning explains where the minimum wage stands in real terms in the United States today, the advantages of higher wages, why raising the minimum wages does not lower employment, how inequality is threatening society, how inequality drags down the entire economy and how raising wages can create more jobs. […]
Geoff Mulgan author of The Locust and the Bee: Predators and Creators in Capitalism’s Future explains the different types of capitalism, why preparing the ground work for the next economy is essential for our economic and ecological future, what the current economic debate misses and addressing inequality in the future economy. On The Better Half: the shadowy […]
Sam Seder, explains what’s at stake in local elections across the country, Washington States push for GMO labelling, New Jersey voters will vote on a ballot measure to increase the minimum wage, progressive candidates across major city races look poised to win, the Senate moves to pass the ENDA, how conservatives are still fighting for […]
The Center For American Progress’s Ruy Teixeira: explained why raising the minimum wage is overwhelmingly popular, how the minimum wage splits the Republican coalition, how Democrats can can win on this issue and the importance of progressive economics for Democratic success. On The Better Half: the NSA spied at the UN, NSA employees spied on […]
The Progressive Campaign Change Committee’s Adam Green, explained why he is still worried about Social Security, why progressive “sacred cows” are better than Republican sacred cows, where Obama pushed the agenda in the right direction and where he pushed it in the wrong direction, Obama’s powerful moment on gun violence, President Obama’s call for a higher […]