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The High Public Cost of Low Wages
Business  (tags: starvation wages, low wage, USA, America, public assistance, food stamps, medicaid, taxpayer, corporate subsidies )

Dandelion
- 190 days ago - laborcenter.berkeley.edu
The aggregated findings on public assistance program enrollment, and the findings on expenditures by the federal government as well as the 50 states combined, offer a big picture of the hidden cost of low-wage work in America.
Many Adjunct Professors Earn Less Than Minimum Wage
Business  (tags: adjunct professors, food stamps, poverty wages, cheap labor, State Schools, wage gap )

Dandelion
- 261 days ago - theatlantic.com
State schools with the highest-paid presidents seem to be offsetting their administrative bloat with cheaper labor. Receiving no health care or other benefits of any kind from their employer they depend on food stamps to survive.
Tax Dodging Companies Hoarding Nearly One Trillion Overseas
Business  (tags: business, corporate, Medicaid, food stamps, tax cheats, corruption, abuse, americans )

Roseann
- 817 days ago - commondreams.org
"It's astounding that pro-austerity ideologues are claiming that we have no choice but to slash spending on vital programs like food stamps and Medicaid while big corporations are draining the Treasury through massive tax dodging."
Worker Advocate: Nation's Biggest Industry Fostering Low Wage, Low Benefit Workplace
Business  (tags: minimum wage, food stamps, employee benefits, food industry, corporate, ethics )

Lynn
- 1208 days ago - commondreams.org
... co-executive director of Restaurant Opportunities Centers (ROC) United ... Jayaraman appeared on Up with Chris Hayes on Saturday and brought to light some of conditions that leave food industry workers forced to work sick and rely on food stamps. ...
Jaw-Dropping Corruption: America's 47 Million Hungry Mouths Are Just Another Corporate Cash Cow
Business  (tags: abuse, corruption, business, food stamps, families, consumers, dishonesty, ethics, money, society, economy, americans )

Carrie
- 1432 days ago - digg.com
An attorney's courageous report exposes just how ruthless and greedy big business is capable of being.
Blaming the Victims: Heroic American Consumers
Business  (tags: Borrowing Money, Consumer Spending, Consumption, Credit, Debt, Easy Money, Financial Crisis, Food Stamps, Foreclosure Crisis, Great Depression 2.0, Unemployment, Wages, Business News )

Blue
- 2697 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
High levels of debt and consumption were not the result of millions of individual decisions by consumers. They were the result of a deliberate economic 'regime change' in the 1970s.
   

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