Minimum Wage

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Seattle City Councilwoman Kshama Sawant was arrested Wednesday night after she failed to disperse during a minimum wage protest outside of Alaska Airlines headquarters in city of SeaTac, Washington. Sawant , a socialist activist and part-time economics professor, was one of four people arrested when they stayed in the middle of a street at the...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Measures aimed at raising the minimum wage passed overwhelmingly in the five...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
Governor Chris Christie at a town hall meeting in Freehold, New Jersey in May 2012. (Photo: Bob Jagendorf/flickr/cc)
Chris Christie, governor of New Jersey and potential Republican candidate for...

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Big fast food just got even slimier: In the wake of findings that taxpayers subsidize not just McFood's woefully underpaid workers but their grotesquely overpaid CEOs - the head of McDonald’s makes almost 10 million bucks, 1,200 times a worker's wage, with only about $1 million taxable income - come leaked documents showing that the National Restaurant Association is monitoring activists' social media, warning about the growing traction of "rent-a-mob" protests and otherwise stepping up a well-...