Minimum Wage

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.)

Here's What Our Economy Needs If We're Going to Raise the Minimum Wage
February 21, 2014

There's a way to improve Americans' incomes without killing jobs.

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.

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