minimum wage

Opinion: Republicans Continue War On American People By Seeking To Eliminate Unemployment Benefits

The war is formalized in legal proceedings as the people are fighting back against Republican governors who prematurely eliminated the…

11 months ago

Fox News Guest Says the Disenfranchised, Minorities and the Poor Aren’t Worth Paying $15 an Hour [Video]

Over the last few decades, wage growth has stagnated in the country. Democrats have been pushing to change that. Joe…

12 months ago

As Wealth Tax Debate Heats Up, What Does it Mean to Invest in America?

Elizabeth Warren’s wealth tax proposal has certainly sparked debates not just about basic questions of fairness, of morality, but also…

3 years ago

How a People-Centered Economic Policy Can Prevent the Next Recession

As talk of a looming recession increases in volume, looking back to the Great Recession in 2008 to assess the…

3 years ago

North Carolina Passes $15 State Employee Minimum Wage

North Carolina Republican legislators surprised critics when they passed a $15-per-hour "living wage" for 10,000 state workers. The increase will…

4 years ago

Sen. Claire McCaskill Tied In Missouri As Medical Marijuana And Minimum Wage Look Good For Democrats

Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO) is hanging tough in the face of an onslaught of Republican dark money in Missouri, but…

4 years ago

The Minimum Wage Must Have Sufficient And Sustainable Purchasing Power

As the debate over the minimum wage continues, we must consider the purchasing power necessary to afford the basics of…

5 years ago

Bernie Sanders Just Introduced What Republicans Fear Most: A Bill To Raise The Minimum Wage

Sen. Bernie Sanders along with House and Senate Democrats introduced a bill today that will give Democrats a powerful rallying…

5 years ago

Opinion: Iowa GOP Reverses Existing Minimum Wage Hikes and Ban Future Increases

“It's the first time a state nullified local wage ordinances already in effect and forced [local] jurisdictions to [immediately] reduce…

5 years ago

Kellyanne Conway Accidentally Calls On Businesses To Raise Their Wages

Even though Conway didn't mean to call for higher wages, her accidental slip-up was likely the smartest thing she's ever…

5 years ago

Trump’s Anti-Worker Labor Pick Considering Backing Out Of Cabinet Post

His uncertainty about taking the job is evidence that progressive opposition has been loud and effective.

5 years ago

No American Is Safe from Trump’s Wrecking Crew Cabinet

Trump’s choices are unqualified, but they were chosen for their desire to eradicate federal agencies, not their level of competence…

5 years ago

Justice Denied for Merrick Garland and the American People

Justice has not only been denied to a worthy Supreme Court nominee and the work of the high court. It…

5 years ago

What is the Minimum Wage of Whiteness?

Is there a minimum wage of whiteness? When will those whites, of all classes...cease to feel a benefit of racism…

6 years ago

Donald Trump is Pretending His Insane Policy Proposals Never Happened

"It hasn’t been called for yet. Nobody’s done it," Trump said about an idea he called for last December.

6 years ago

Hillary Clinton Crushes Trump For Calling For An End To The Minimum Wage

Hillary Clinton put a whooping on Donald Trump after Trump suggested that there should be no minimum wage.

6 years ago

Bernie Sanders Is The Only Presidential Candidate Who Supports $15/Hour Minimum Wage

Bernie Sanders responded to the moves by California and New York to raise their minimum wages to $15/hour by promising…

6 years ago

Half Of America is Now Impoverished Because the Koch-Republicans Destroyed the Middle Class

The percentage of middle-class households dropped in every state in the Union between 2000 and 2013, along with median income

6 years ago

Papa John’s Franchisees Pay Out Half A Million In Wage Theft Settlement

Four Papa John's Franchisees in New York City have agreed to a 500,000 dollar settlement to pay back 250 employees…

7 years ago

President Obama Acts To Stop the Unconstitutional Criminalizing of Homelessness

The Obama White House this week took steps to force communities to halt the "cruel, inhumane, and degrading" treatment of…

7 years ago