It matters if the worker isn’t helped, and is even hurt, by minimum-wage hikes. If there is credible research to support this notion, there’s reason to give your fellow Americans the benefit of the doubt.
Many young people are told over and over again to ‘Follow your dreams.’ But that’s often a one-way ticket to poverty, wasted time, and entitlement.
I’ve gone through a couple cycles of unemployment in my 18 years of post-college work. Here are some ways to keep a positive attitude while looking for a job.
Today, Wisconsin boasts a balanced budget, lower property tax obligations, and unemployment and labor participation rates that are almost impossible to top.
I want higher wages for everyone, but raising the minimum wage will not do that.
Whether it’s an aging relative or struggling millennial, many Americans want to provide a space for the placeless. They just need a means to do it.
The more we twist the system to make workers feel useful, the less useful they’ll actually be. At some point we must allow people the dignity of making a bona fide contribution.
What most people haven’t realized yet is the extent to which Donald Trump’s election victory is the unintended legacy of President Obama.
I went to college and learned to think, from which I’ve concluded I shouldn’t have gone to college. Don’t find yourself in the same situation after graduation.
Nicholas Eberstadt, scholar in political economy at AEI, joined Federalist Radio to discuss his new book, “Men Without Work: America’s Invisible Crisis.”
Donald Trump’s focus on American workers is in fact a black jobs policy.
Your job belongs to the person who pays you to do it. Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders, and Hillary Clinton all say the opposite, but they’re lying to get your vote.
Blame slow economic growth, abysmal wage growth, low inflation, inequality, and the next economic crisis on the Federal Reserve.
Active-duty military troops far out-earn their civilian counterparts when compared to civilians with similar education.
Living at home isn’t viewed by millennials as ‘uncool,’ in fact it’s viewed as ‘responsible.’
Studies Paul Krugman ignores show minimum-wage increases significantly reduce the probability of low-skill workers reaching the middle class.
I worked as an Oompa Loompa in Willy Wonka’s frozen hell, and all I learned was the virtue of hard work and the value of a summer job.
For all the caterwauling about our ‘do-nothing Congress,’ the Republican majority’s refusal to go along with economically flawed proposals may have saved the job market.
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