Minimum Wage

Jake Johnson, staff writer
"Amazon isn't doing this because they're nice. Public pressure forced them to."
Jake Johnson, staff writer
"I applaud everyone who stood up to demand that workers at one of the...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
kick the koch habit
The results dealt an embarrassing blow to the right-wing agenda pushed by 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-...