Surprise, surprise. After vetoing a bill that would have required the largest retailers in his city to raise their minimum wage, DC Mayor Vincent Gray went running to the loving arms of the union-bashing Neil Cavuto on Fox.
When they're not busy attacking poor people, or unions, one of the favorite pastimes of these Fox "business block" pundits on Saturdays is to use any excuse they can find to call for lowering taxes on rich people.
Fox News host Mike Huckabee recently asserted that Muslims spend their holy day by praying at the Mosque and then acting "like uncorked animals."
Sen. Bernie Sanders was given a chance to respond to the interview he did on CNN earlier in the week, and he did a really great job once again with getting to the heart of what's wrong with the arguments by these cheap labor advocates, who want to defend the poverty wages being paid to those making minimum wage right now.
Sen. Bernie Sanders was back at it, going after the likes of "welfare recipient" Walmart and arguing once again for the minimum wage to be raised in the United States. Sanders appeared on this Tuesday's The Situation Room on CNN and proceeded to make mincemeat of his fellow guest on the show, former Director of the Congressional Budget Office and McCain economic advisor, Douglas Holtz-Eakin.
As fast food workers in seven different cities continue to hold rallies and protests demanding a living wage, to no one's surprise, the pundits over at Fox used it as an excuse to participate on a couple of their favorite pastimes, bashing unions and the working poor.
Following President Obama's speech this Wednesday, where he was once again pushing for the minimum wage to be increased, Sen. Bernie Sanders spoke to All In's Chris Hayes about some of the obstacles he's facing -- including one of the biggest welfare recipients in the nation -- Walmart.
Detroit’s bondholder-friendly, worker/retiree-unfriendly bankruptcy tells the story of an economy where the priorities are completely screwed up.
One of the primary arguments against allowing big box stores — such as Walmart, Lowe’s, Target and Best Buy — to set up shop in small towns is that they take customers away from local family businesses that have existed in the community for years. Using high-volume sales — versus price mark-ups — to drive profits, big box stores are often able to sell their goods at lower prices.
We all had to know this was coming as soon as the news came out that the D.C. City Council wants to force large, hugely profitable businesses like Walmart to pay their employees a living wage. The cheap labor conservatives are coming out in droves to attack the council and shill for Walmart.