Tag Archives: Low-Wage Workers

Economist’s View: Opinion: Alan Krueger: The Minimum Wage: How Much is Too Much?

Source: Economist’s View: Opinion: Alan Krueger: The Minimum Wage: How Much is Too Much? Good question, because how is a job where the employee bags groceries, rings up groceries, makes cheeseburgers, cleans up after people, takes orders from customers, worth. … Continue reading

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Slate: Opinion: Jay Porter: A Small Business Owners Case For Raising the Minimum Wage: Better Living Standards, Better Competition

Slate: Opinion: Jay Porter: A Small Business Owner’s Case For Raising the Minimum Wage, Better Living Standards, Better Competition The New Democrat on Facebook The New Democrat on Twitter This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger … Continue reading

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Liberty Pen: Video: Firing Line With William F. Buckley, Milton Friedman on The Negative Income Tax

. This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger I do not like Milton Friedman’s idea of what he called the Negative Income Tax. Or today what people on both the Left and Right are talking about … Continue reading

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TruthDig: Opinion: Sonali Kolhatkar: The Year of The Low-Wage Worker: Closing The Income Gap in America

TruthDig: Opinion: Sonali Kolhatkar: The Year of the Low-Wage Worker This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger Before you go about addressing the income gap in America or what others call income inequality, you have to … Continue reading

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Lew Rockwell: Blog: Ron Paul: Learn a Little Economics

Lew Rockwell: Blog: Ron Paul: Learn a Little Economics This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger If you are talking about raising the minimum wage from $7.25 and hour to 10-12 dollars an hour without any … Continue reading

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The New Republic: Opinion: Noam Scheiber: Raising the Minimum Wage Isn’t Just Good Politics: It’s Good Economics

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger The New Republic: Opinion: Noam Scheiber: Raising the Minimum Wage Isn’t Just Good Politics: It’s Good Economics There are both good political as well as economic reasons for raising … Continue reading

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Thom Hartmann: ‘We Are Subsidizing Low Wage Employers!’

. Source:The New Democrat Here’s an idea. Instead of having taxpayers who mostly work in the middle class be forced to subsidize low-income workers for their food, housing and health care, instead penalize employers who pay their employees so low, … Continue reading

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