As the debate over the minimum wage continues, we must consider the purchasing power necessary to afford the basics of life.
Sen. Bernie Sanders along with House and Senate Democrats introduced a bill today that will give Democrats a powerful rallying cry in 2018. Sanders and the Democrats want to raise the minimum wage to $15/hour.
“It's the first time a state nullified local wage ordinances already in effect and forced [local] jurisdictions to [immediately] reduce minimum wages that were previously raised.”
Even though Conway didn't mean to call for higher wages, her accidental slip-up was likely the smartest thing she's ever said.
His uncertainty about taking the job is evidence that progressive opposition has been loud and effective.
Trump’s choices are unqualified, but they were chosen for their desire to eradicate federal agencies, not their level of competence or expertise.
Justice has not only been denied to a worthy Supreme Court nominee and the work of the high court. It continues to be denied to the American people.
Is there a minimum wage of whiteness? When will those whites, of all classes...cease to feel a benefit of racism and see a benefit in solidarity?
"It hasn’t been called for yet. Nobody’s done it," Trump said about an idea he called for last December.
Hillary Clinton put a whooping on Donald Trump after Trump suggested that there should be no minimum wage.
Bernie Sanders responded to the moves by California and New York to raise their minimum wages to $15/hour by promising to fight for a federal $15/hour minimum wage if he wins the White House. Sanders is the only presidential candidate who supports this position.
The percentage of middle-class households dropped in every state in the Union between 2000 and 2013, along with median income
Four Papa John's Franchisees in New York City have agreed to a 500,000 dollar settlement to pay back 250 employees whose wages were stolen.
The Obama White House this week took steps to force communities to halt the "cruel, inhumane, and degrading" treatment of the homeless
The economy is growing for the extremely wealthy, but there were 3 million more children living in extreme poverty in 2013 than in 2008
The health of an economy should correlate directly to the health of the people living within it, not to their economic impoverishment.
Bernie Sanders’ socialist presence in the presidential primary mix as well as populist sentiment brewing on both sides of the political aisle promise, hopefully, to keep the much-needed conversation on income inequality front and center in our national debates.
Trump's plan to help U.S. automakers sounds an awful lot like Mitt Romney's underhanded tactics at Bain Capital
It is likely that Walker's idea that poverty wages are living wages came directly from the Kochs, who see American workers as peasants
Bush, like every Republican, ignores the truth about American labor and his pathetic attempt to walk back his assault on workers fooled no-one considering it is his Party that has waged a brutal war on American workers for years.
The U.S. government should only award federal contracts to companies that pay American workers a living wage.