A father teaches his son how to ride a bike as a homeless man reads his book outside a Los Angeles shelter. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) 625 more words
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Over 2 million people now without unemployment benefits - By Ned Resnikoff 03/05/14 03:51 PM—UPDATED 03/05/14 03:54 PM
James Orr is already doing everything an unemployed person is supposed to do. Six months after the contract at his last job expired, he’s still doggedly applying for openings in his field across the country. 631 more words
Fast food giant McDonald’s has said growing concerns over income inequality may force it to raise its wages.
Fast food workers in the US have held strikes demanding higher wages… 172 more words
The future of the American economy.
Over the course of my time as Slate’s Moneybox correspondent, I’ve frequently had occasion to write about the fast-food sector. 572 more words