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Campaign for $15 sets sights on St. Paul

After an inspiring victory in Minneapolis, the coalition of unions, faith groups and community organizations working in support of a $15 minimum wage has shifted its focus to St. 801 more words

Politics

Trump’s Immigration Program Creates Higher Construction Costs, Better Wages in Texas

Fox News reports that President Donald Trump’s immigration policies are creating higher housing costs and adding to the paychecks of Texas construction workers.

Casey Stegall writes, “Just how bad is it? 194 more words

Hispanic/Latino

Why is "inequality" a problem?

Slow economic and income growth for the majority is a problem, but it has nothing to do with inequality. The outcry over inequality is a political left ploy that masks the real problems and misleads Americans. 395 more words

Observations On Life

Minimum Wage Robots

Every country has a left leaning politician campaigning to raise the minimum wage. It’s one of the left’s rallying issues. And for decades, people supported the idea because they want to improve the standard of living for themselves and others. 586 more words

Ontario's Minimum Wage Increase: Buying Votes at the Expense of the Poor

See the original article for the Canadian Student Business Review here

Tyler Baessler

Chief Financial Officer, McGill Students’ Trading Society

With Ontario’s next provincial election to be held within a year, the governing Liberals, led by Kathleen Wynne, are polling in third place, trailing the frontrunner Progressive Conservatives by a margin of 21% (Bozinoff, 2017). 936 more words

Protesters Push for $10 Minimum Wage at McDonald's

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – A crowd of about 30 protesters outside the Hampton Avenue McDonald’s in St. Louis. They want McDonald’s to join other businesses in the city that are keeping the $10 an hour minimum wage, even though a new state law that takes effect later this month would allow them to rollback to the state minimum wage of $7.70 an hour. 81 more words

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