The State of the Low Wage Workers

Raising the federal minimum wage to $10.10 an hour would not only help those who work minimum wage jobs, but will raise the standard of living for all low wage workers as compensation adjusts at the lower end of the pool. Which is probably why Fox News complains that fairer compensation is just soooo unpopular […]

When Republicans Complain About Stagnant Wages, They’re Proving Trickle-Down Economics Doesn’t Work

There are a few indisputable facts about our economy, such as the fact we’ve created over 8 million jobs in the last 4+ years of continuous private-sector job growth, unemployment is down to 6.7% and the stock market has reached record highs. A few other facts are that corporate profits are up, the wealthy are […]

Working Class Rollback — Why Republicans Are the Ones Creating “Government Dependence”

We all want a deal. We all want to maximize our dollar spent; it’s only common sense. That’s why we seek “bargains” and look for the lowest price possible. After all, if a company is willing to sell you something dirt cheap, what’s the harm in taking them up on it? That’s capitalism, right? What […]