Sen. Bernie Sanders took to the Senate floor to unveil his economic agenda for America: 12 Steps Forward
Over the Thanksgiving weekend, many Walmart workers made great sacrifices--and took great risks--to stir its corporate conscience. Meanwhile, the family that owns the retailing giant is giving back almost nothing at all.
Every once in a while, we're reminded there are still some decent people in the world.
The Paul Ryan poverty plan in theory? Paternalism. The Paul Ryan poverty plan in practice? Paternalism on the cheap.
"I personally think we need to get more workers involved and shut these businesses down until they listen to us," and maybe even occupy the restaurants, said Cherri Delisline.
A minimum wage that isn't a LIVING wage is for the birds....
(AP) The Seattle City Council unanimously passed an ordinance Monday that gradually increases the minimum wage in the city to $15, which would make it the highest in the nation.
(AP) The Seattle City Council unanimously passed an ordinance Monday that gradually increases the minimum wage in the city to $15, which would make it the highest in the nation. (Photo inset by Stewart Isett)
Sen. Tom Coburn of Oklahoma doesn't believe there needs to be a national minimum wage and that the "free markets" should decide how little most Americans are allowed to starve on.
Fox's Greta Van Susteren and the Washington Examiner's Luke Rosiak are very upset that government workers are being paid the prevailing wage for their area as opposed to poverty wages.