The middle class has shrunk primarily because Americans have gotten richer. Unions don’t appear to have anything to do with that, or wages in general.
States nationwide are beginning to join the ‘Fight for $15.’ My job experience in Seattle, Washington helps illustrate why that’s a bad idea.
On immigration, Republican presidential candidates can’t say one thing to the donors and another to the base.
Steven Benen think private employers raising their wages in response to market forces is a triumph for the minimum wage. Say what?
The labor market is improving, but Americans don’t think so. One reason why is stagnant wage growth.
Yes, inflation is a real problem. The prices of major goods are rising faster than American incomes, straining family budgets.
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