Rebirth of Progressivism May Breathe New Life in Labor Unions
Walmart’s pay hike may just be a masterful public relations stunt. Even so, the announcement forced everybody to think about what lower-income workers need to survive.
The architect of the New Deal was right when he argued no business that depends on paying less than a meaningful living wage should operate in the US.
The federal minimum wage has not been adjusted since 2009 and does not provide a living wage for full time work. Time to fix it?
Forget about raising the minimum wage. In Rand Paul’s mind, the real solution to putting more money in the pockets of everyday Americans is to give them ‘lower wages.’
Charles Ellison has had enough of the “dissatisfaction poll”. He wants to see results of an “anger poll”.
A higher minimum wage will mean more money in the pockets of workers which builds a thriving economy.
Congress hasn’t budged on raising the minimum wage, but that doesn’t mean workers aren’t getting pay increases.
Raising the minimum wage, far from being a comprehensive solution, is at best a temporary fix to a much more fundamental problem.
While Republicans have been busy the past 4 years in the US House of Representatives, state governments have been busy drafting legislation that would raise the minimum wage above the Federal minimum of $7.25.
A new analysis points out that a raise in the minimum wage would boost the economy and provide relief for the the working poor.
Raoul Wieland explores what happens when our hearts are broken open instead of apart.
Jesse Kornbluth shares an interview with musician Mark Knopfler and urges you to check out his album “Tracker”.
Vigilantes? Maybe. But the Four Just Men are civilized. They even tell their targets the date they’re going to die.
Professional photographer, Vincent Pugliese, shares his love of sports, one picture and one memory at a time. ___ Editors Note: Vincent Pugliese has spent the past 20 years traveling the country taking sports photographs for a living. Each[Read More…]
Crucial conversations about ethics with your son will not only reinforce where your family stands on matters of social justice, but also reinforces the quality of behavior he should not tolerate from his peers.
Whether you’re the father or a child or the founder of a company, you have only three resources that matter. Make the most of them.
Unresolved conflict from the past may be the most harmful influence on your future. Steve Spring offers some simple ways to let go.
Falling in love with a dead man, raising a son, losing a lover… Melissa Holbrook Pierson watches TV with Robin Hood.
“What if I get murdered?”
Ever been told to “man up”? Mark Greene has something to say about that, and gives some advice to his own son while he’s at it.
For Cabot O’Callaghan, art flows from the pain of growing up with an absent father.
What does winning mean, and what can we learn from winning moments?
This is what it’s like to run on deformed hips. But really, it’s not so bad.
We’re all going to stumble and fall. But the important part is that we get back up, and live life without regrets.
Some values never lose their importance they just go out of style –time to bring this one back in a big way.
What we appreciate—and need—in a potential mate changes as we get older. James Michael Sama identifies eight ways our dating outlook shifts with—shall we call it, ahem, maturity instead of age?
Put an end to shaming by doing one beautifully simple thing.
Jordan Gray dives into when you should and when you shouldn’t get back with your ex.
Business owner Doug Wagner didn’t expect to learn 3 important lessons of leadership from grieving the loss of his best friend. But that’s exactly what happened.