Saturday, October 31, 2020

Tag: living wage

(Burying) ‘The Salt of the Earth’

The main brunt of this empire's tactics is to instill this 'Dog eat Dog' mentality into we working stiffs.

‘This is not sustainable:’ Analysis shows massive gap between CEO and...

Compensation for CEOs is growing at double the pace of ordinary workers'.

Thinking beyond Trump: Why we need a federal jobs guarantee

Full employment through a federal job guarantee makes sense – for workers, for the economy, for America.

Harvard Has Billions, So Why Won’t It Pay Workers a Living...

Striking dining hall employees at the Ivy League school have turned the spotlight on the low salaries of administrative positions nationwide.

“End Modern Slavery!”

Inmates in prison are given opportunities to perform jobs for money in prison, however ,without getting paid anything close to living wages, they are released without the money to find housing and wind up homeless or living in shelters, making them more likely to re-offend.

Winning the Fight for $15 in 2016

This is the year to make all wages living wages.

How Not to Give Employees a Raise

One CEO wants to give his workers a raise, but in doing so, he would like to receive corporate subsidies. Wait, he actually wants us taxpayers to give money to rich corporations so they can pay their employees?

Dishing out Poverty Wages on Capitol Hill

Lawmakers are shafting the underpaid workers who prepare their meals. Wages are less than $11 an hour, well below the very expensive cost of living in the Washington area.

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Why Noam Chomsky and Daniel Ellsberg are so adamant about the imperative of defeating...

The potential for democracy in the United States will largely hinge on whether Trump gains re-election.
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The stock market is not the economy

The next time you hear someone say the stock market is a reflection of the economy, tell them that’s rubbish! The real economy is jobs and wages.

Right wing populism: The politics of imagined enemies and personal grievance

A key part of this politics of personal complaint has been the dismissal, especially by the current occupant of the White House, of news outlets that criticize him or point out his lies as ‘fake news’.

Why I’m voting Green in 2020

We need to vote for candidates who represent and are part of the popular movements so we advance the causes of economic, racial and environmental justice.

To end this madness: Vote, and vote as if your very survival depended on...

In the past when American faced monumental problems it had leaders and citizens who stood up and responded in various ways to help the country overcome them.