Minimum Wage

Obamacare Is Working, But Some Insurers Are Behaving Badly
July 10, 2014

Many more Americans are getting health coverage, but some of their insurers aren't behaving very well.

Ikea's Minimum Wage Hike Is Smart, But There's a Reason the U.S. Government Won't Copy it
June 26, 2014

Low-wage workers deserve an adequate standard of living.

No Risk, No Reward: Seattle Should Approve a $15 Minimum Wage
May 06, 2014

What happens when you severely increase the minimum wage? We won’t know unless we try.

The Fascinating Politics of a Drawn-Out Battle Over the Minimum Wage
April 30, 2014

With the notable exception of Tennessee's Bob Corker, Senate Republicans united on Wednesday, using their power under filibuster rules to prevent a debate on a bill that would increase the minimum wage gradually to $10.10 an hour.

Republicans Have a Good Map. That Doesn't Mean Obamacare's a Winning Issue.
A theory of the 2014 elections
April 24, 2014

If Obamacare recedes as an issue, Republicans might start wishing they hadn't staked everything on it.

Raising the Minimum Wage Is Not the Simple Solution Some Democrats Claim It Is
March 18, 2014

Some people will remain below the line, no matter what.

Another Rich Guy Says Populists Are Like Nazis
March 18, 2014

Raising taxes on the wealthy is just like genocide. (Unless, like, it's about trying to pay for things like schools and transportation and ways to give hard-working people a fair chance.)

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