Some people will remain below the line, no matter what.
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.)
And these two charts prove it.
There's a way to improve Americans' incomes without killing jobs.
Republicans are set against increasing the minimum wage. Their alternatives are not new, and not very effective.
The Congressional Budget Office just threw a hand grenade into the debate over the minimum wage. A new report released Tuesday argues that a higher minimum wage, which has become a centerpiece of President Obama’s agenda for combating economic inequality, will cost jobs. What lessons should we take from this report?
What we can learn from Apple, Google, and Pixar's attempts to keep wages low.
Janitors in federal office buildings, food servers at veterans' hospitals, and other workers with low-paying jobs for the federal government may get paid more in the future—at least if President Barack Obama has anything to say about it.
This map shows who makes how much....and how little.
The media treat it as a political ploy. It has a serious intellectual case, too.