Opponents of the $15 minimum wage claim that if the minimum wage goes up, jobs will go down. But this is simply an intimidation tactic used by employers to keep wages down and keep profits high.
By Tim Henderson, Stateline
The sharp gain in median household income last year may also signal a turning point in the decades-old disconnect between middle-class earnings and overall economic growth.
By Josh Boak, Associated Press
The rich keep getting richer while more Americans are getting left behind financially.
By John Komlos
Raising the minimum wage has not hurt anyone except the boogeyman in the imagination of the 1 percenters and their entourage.
By Kristen Doerer
Average CEO pay for the top 350 biggest firms was $15.5 million in 2015, according to a new report released by the left-leaning Economic Policy Institute. What’s shocking is that’s down from last year.
As we listen to election candidates and politicians try to tell us all the answers, we should remind ourselves this July 4th that we as citizens can identify solutions to America’s biggest problems with our own independent judgment and common sense.
A new outlook issued Wednesday by the International Monetary Fund drew some startling conclusions about the U.S. economy. The report asserts that the American middle class is gradually shrinking, the seven-year economic recovery is starting to slow and the pronounced…
By Anna Vlasits, STAT
High-income Americans are eating better than ever, while food diets among the low-income group have improved much more modestly.
By PBS NewsHour
Job growth in the San Francisco Bay Area has exploded in recent years and many people are being priced out. Blame the NIMBYS, including progressives fighting to protect their quaint neighborhoods by blocking any new construction. Activists battling income equality…
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