Tag Archives: Minimum Wage

AP: Video: Democratic Governors Push for Minimum Wage Hike

Erik Schneider on Google+ The New Democrat on Facebook The New Democrat on Twitter I’m all in favor of increasing the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour; actually I would even go up to 12.00 dollars an hour over a … Continue reading

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Slate: Opinion: Matthew Yglesias: Work-Ethic and The Welfare State

Slate: Opinion: Matthew Yglesias: Work-Ethic and The Welfare State This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger This is the real debate we should be having when it comes to poverty in America. How to encourage people … Continue reading

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Commonsense Capitalism: Video: PBS NewsHour: U.S Representative Charles Rangel Debate Dr. Walter Williams on The Minimum Wage

. This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger Sounds to me that whatever spin that Common Sense Capitalism wants to give it, that Representative Rangel was arguing not only in favor of the minimum wage, but … 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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The Majority Report: ‘Epic Debate Rematch: Sam Seder vs. Libertarian Radio Host Matt DiGeronimo’

“After another libertarian challenge was issued, a new epic debate between Sam and Libertarian radio host Matt DiGeronimo takes place on everything from Nazi’s to the minimum wage and why minimum wage increase would be nothing but good… From The Majority … 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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Cato Institute: Commentary: Doug Bandow: America on Welfare

Cato Institute: Commentary: Doug Bandow: America on Welfare If we were really serious about reducing poverty and government dependence as it relates to the economy, people would be making more money working than not working. And people who are not … Continue reading

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