High Minimum Wage Boosts Economy
As Labor Day approaches think about this:
Does raising the minimum wage kill jobs?
Doesn’t look like it. Read the rest of this entry
Conservatives Want Less Inequality
Conservatives are starting to worry about income inequality. For real.
Well, at least some are:
The conservative IMF (International Monetary Fund) has warned:
Put simply, a severely skewed income distribution harms the pace and sustainability of growth over the longer term. It leads to an economy of exclusion, and a wasteland of discarded potential.
Must We Subsidize Walmart?
As we do our shopping this holiday season, let’s ask this question:
Is a living wage a good thing?
- Do higher wages cost jobs because businesses fire workers?
- Or, do higher wages create spending? Leading to more sales and profits and a stronger economy?
- And will a living wage usher in a $10 hamburger?
First, stop worrying about $10 dollar burgers. Read the rest of this entry