Minimum Wage

Jon Queally, staff writer
A photograph of Wal-Mart founder Sam Walton and his family is displayed at the Wal-Mart museum, March 17, 2005 in Bentonville, Arkansas. Today Wal-Mart operates many thousands of stores both in the U.S. and abroad. The fiercely anti-union and media-shy company is a target of critics and the Walton family is now the wealthiest on the planet. (Photos by Gilles Mingasson/Getty Images)
"They've got mansions. They have all kinds of art collections. But somehow or another they can't pay their starting wage at more than 11 bucks an hour."
Jon Queally, staff writer
A doctor with the Haight Ashbury Free Clinic, walks by a supportive sign on a boarded-up shop while speaking with homeless people about the coronavirus (COVID-19) in the Haight Ashbury area of San Francisco California on March 17, 2020. (Photo: Josh Edelson / AFP via Getty Images)
"House passage today of President Biden's American Rescue Plan moves us one...
Brett Wilkins, staff writer
President Joe Biden, with Vice President Kamala Harris, speaks during a meeting with members of the House and Senate about supply chain disruptions due to coronavirus in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, D.C. on February 24, 2021. (Photo: Saul Loeb / AFP via Getty Images)
"Decency is Democrats using the political power they've been handed to finally...

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