Minimum Wage

Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Comedian Kristen Wiig playing "Target Lady" in a scene from "Saturday Night Live" on NBC.
"Now the Senate must pass our Raise the Wage Act," the senator said, "and guarantee a dignified, living wage for every worker in America.
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.)
As the country faces the coronavirus pandemic and an economic crisis, the...
Julia Conley, staff writer
The number of rich respondents who reported dissatisfaction with their lives...


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-...