A reason for very limited wage increases under Trump is his administration’s success in blocking and reducing wage increases for workers.
Many attempt to justify corporate executives making many times more than employees. It’s not the mythical market. It is legalized theft.
The working poor caller understands the extractive nature of our economy and assigns blame appropriately.
There are particular and intentional reasons why the wages of working-class Americans are stagnant even in a productive and profitable economy.
Progressives cannot allow Trump to create a false narrative about a small increase in wages lest we send the wrong message.
Activists forced Walmart to react with an increase in pay for their employees. See why this PR stunt must not stop activists from pursuing much more.
Walmart’s raise is just a small down-payment for the living wage all working Americans deserve. Activists will continue with the pressure on corporations.
Robert Reich, Secretary of Labor in the Clinton administration, summarizes the 6 things that are needed to boost American labor and to increase wages. He does this in just over two and have managed to do so in a more concise manner than all the nonsense presented on the business channels. It is acknowledged that […]
America is a country of over three hundred million people. As of today the official unemployment rate is 7.6%. The real unemployment rate depending on who one reads is much higher, anywhere from 11% to 29%. Giving the above information one must ask why is it that corporations are pushing the government to add special […]
While it is great to see the unemployment rate starting to fall, that the new jobs being created are low wages is a sinister outcome caused by 30 years of bad policy. The American Plutocracy has sacrificed the working middle class. They’ve done it by exporting labor to slave labor countries. They’ve supported policies that […]