Minimum Wage

Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.)
As the country faces the coronavirus pandemic and an economic crisis, the senator explains the "need to articulate a new direction for America."
Julia Conley, staff writer
The number of rich respondents who reported dissatisfaction with their lives...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
raise the wage protest
The House-approved Raise the Wage Act is among hundreds of bills sitting on the...


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-...