Archived Articles (2011-2013)

Is $15 an hour really a fair wage for serving fast food? Is it reasonable? Is it affordable? In a word: YES. READ MORE

August 12, 2013

Need a job? Join the new servant economy. READ MORE

July 28, 2013

The top 0.5% of Americans are about 1.5 million people. And by definition they’re the 1.5 million richest and most powerful people in the country. READ MORE

July 11, 2013

On the high road to the future, we would use government institutions to put people to work in support of the common good. READ MORE

July 2, 2013

America’s official poverty line has remained fixed in real terms for over 40 years. Despite this, poverty is higher than it was at the end of the 1960s. READ MORE

June 11, 2013

Among the world’s major nations, documents the UN agency dedicated to labor matters, only one currently has a level of inequality both high and rising. READ MORE

June 6, 2013

If world’s big corporations prefer to sit on trillions of dollars in order to avoid paying taxes, let them. If they won’t invest, we should. READ MORE

June 4, 2013

Just like the United States, Australia has a debt ceiling. Australian borrowing bumps up against this ceiling on a regular basis. But there the similarity ends. READ MORE

May 21, 2013