Minimum Wage

Common Dreams staff
The culture of the unpaid DC internship, says one expert on the issue, is part of "a very nasty system that keeps rich people in control"
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Coming to a Walmart store soon...
The company still faces calls to raise its minimum hourly pay, but machines don...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
New York U.S. House candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez speaks at a progressive fundraiser on August 2, 2018 in Los Angeles. (Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images)
"While we‘re discussing personal finances," says newly-elected progressive, "...

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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-...