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CEO Tells Daily Show 'Mentally Retarded' Could Work for $2: 'You're Worth What You're Worth' (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, society, minimum wage, economy, Jon Stewart, media )

- 665 days ago -
Would increasing the minimum wage leave the most vulnerable workers with fewer jobs? Financial commentator Peter Schiff thinks so.
It's Not Just For Teenagers: Busting The Myths About The Minimum Wage
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, minimum wage, economy, top 1%, society, family, ethics, rights, sadness, violence, politics, government )

- 750 days ago -
Raising the minimum wage would not only reduce the number of Americans who work full-time and still qualify for public assistance, it could also decrease violence. Wages have stagnated for decades while incomes have exploded for the top 1 percent who...
*Take Action* Speak Up to Support the Middle Class
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, culture, education, environment, family, government, Jobs, minimum wage, politics, society )

- 848 days ago -
If we want Washington to focus on the needs of the middle class and everyone working hard to join it, it's going to take more than a great speech from the President. That's just the honest truth. Sign up and tell your story.
The Minimum Wage Doesn't Apply to Everyone -- Moyers and Company
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, culture, dishonesty, education, ethics, Fair wages, family, government, law, minimum wage, politics, rights, society )

- 848 days ago -
But there's another problem: Millions of working Americans make less than minimum wage. In fact, more Americans are exempt from it than actually earn it.
Republicans Will Appeal to Latinos By Opposing Policies They Support ( a Brilliant Strategy)
Society & Culture  (tags: Latinos, republicans, family, economy, ethics, minimum wage, politics, government, society, education, freedoms, rights )

- 1014 days ago -
In something that shouldn't come as a surprise, at all Republicans have already announced their opposition to a minimum-wage hike. Here's House Speaker John Boehner, throwing cold water on the proposal:
Speaker Boehner Rejects Obama's Proposal To Raise The Minimum Wage
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, economy, jobs, minimum wage, family, ethics, government, rights, society, culture, dishonesty, humans )

- 1015 days ago -
Contrary to Boehner's claims, research suggests that minimum wage increases have little or no effect on job creation. One study found "no detectable employment losses," another found "no impact on hours worker or employment levels," and another found ...
Raising the Minimum Wage Is Cheap and Easy
Society & Culture  (tags: minimum wage, americans, economy, ethics, family, government, dishonesty, news, rights, freedoms, politics, society )

- 1219 days ago -
At the current rate of $7.25 an hour, a full-time, year-round worker would have gross pay of less than $15,000 a year. This is less than half of what the average Fortune 500 CEO makes in a day.

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