5 Reasons Why Poor People Vote For Republicans

Have you ever wondered why so many poor people vote for Republicans, even though Republicans do very little to help them? Here in Louisiana, Republicans have taken every state-wide seat in government, and they couldn’t have done it without convincing the poorest people in the state to vote against their self interests. Over last few […]

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 […]

Exposing Republican Ignorance About the Minimum Wage

The minimum wage debate in this country simply baffles me.   Maybe it hits closer to home because I grew up dirt poor, but probably because the arguments against it are just flat out ridiculous. A small insight to my childhood.  I was raised by a single mother, who was raising two kids on her own–working […]