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Unfathomable Wealth

There is a kind of wealth I cannot fathom. Not because I can’t imagine one person, or a family, amassing a fortune worth over a billion dollars. 225 more words


How can the Government make sure everyone benefits from economic growth?

The economy is growing, which means that the prosperity of the country is increasing. So how does the government ensure that all in the economy, and not just the few at the mix ale top, share this? 1,401 more words


Ep. 86: Today Only! 10% off Trump Remarks

This week on the podcast, Cory’s brother Brendan “drops by”, Rob gets enraged at Black Friday, Donald Trump can’t stop saying stupid things, Ted Cruz and Mike Huckabee come out for a pastor who is in support of killing gays, and will the Ravens quit winning already!? 94 more words


Local McDonald's Is Ready for Minimum Wage Hikes

The Alberta NDP wants to increase the minimum wage to $15, nearly a 50% increase over the old rate.

We know they want to do this not to help unskilled, low-wage workers, but rather to… 421 more words


"Walk a Day in My Shoes:" Sen. Baldwin joins home health care worker to spotlight low wages

WEST ALLIS — On Monday, November 30th, Senator Tammy Baldwin took part in a “Walk a Day in My Shoes” event with one of her constituents — joining Fight for $15 leader and home health care worker Kelly Weishan as she cared for Derek, an adult with degenerative myopathy and hydrocephaly. 284 more words


"Move From Unemployment Insurance To Income Insurance": Why The Sharing Economy Is Harming Workers And What Must Be Done

In this holiday season it’s especially appropriate to acknowledge how many Americans don’t have steady work.

The so-called “share economy” includes independent contractors, temporary workers, the self-employed, part-timers, freelancers, and free agents. 341 more words

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