Minimum Wage

What Are Republican Ideas To Increase Wages?
February 19, 2014

Republicans are set against increasing the minimum wage. Their alternatives are not new, and not very effective.

That CBO Report on Obama's Minimum-Wage Proposal is Remarkably Biased
February 18, 2014

The Congressional Budget Office just threw a hand grenade into the debate over the minimum wage.

The Silicon Valley Labor Scandals Prove Minimum Wage Hikes Don't Cost Jobs
February 14, 2014

What we can learn from Apple, Google, and Pixar's attempts to keep wages low.

Obama's Minimum Wage Raise for Federal Contractors Is a Shot Across the GOP's Bow
January 28, 2014

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.

How Does Your State Rank on the Minimum Wage?
January 13, 2014

This map shows who makes how much....and how little.

Raising the Minimum Wage Isn't Just Good Politics. It's Good Economics, Too.
December 31, 2013

The media treat it as a political ploy. It has a serious intellectual case, too.

Walmart Can Solve the Inequality Problem. It Starts With Stickers.
October 07, 2013

And it’ll only cost you $12.50 a year.

The Issue That Could Take Down Mitch McConnell
August 07, 2013

It’s been noted several times since Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes announced her challenge of Senator Mitch McConnell that she is doing her utmost to present herself as the most moderate of Democrats, the sort who would get no cl

Pelosi's Secret Women's Issue: Minimum Wage
July 18, 2013

Thursday, Nancy Pelosi and other female House Democrats braved the heat on the Capitol steps and rolled out a plan to put working women’s issues in the national spotlight.

Immigration Reform Is Labor's Loss
The Senate plan will benefit businesses, not low-wage workers
April 17, 2013

The Senate plan will benefit businesses, not low-wage workers.