The Sanders campaign, which has called for a $15 minimum wage since its beginning, now struggles to meet that demand for many of its own workers.
Don’t give in to social pressure, use the self-checkout if you wish, and don’t lose any sleep over what your friends are sharing in their social media feeds.
Practice frugality. Work hard. Save and invest your money.
The minimum wage’s apparent popularity might be political pyrite (fool’s gold).
How do people account for the discrepancy between projections and actual working hours? There are some popular explanations, all of which share one commonality: they blame the phenomenon on the shortcomings of individuals.
We should applaud as Americans become disenchanted with a world of cubicles and debt. They’re finding greater reward in learning a trade.
As long as we place ourselves beneath the yoke of “cheap labor” and the “cheap cause” of ideologues, the immigration status quo will continue to hollow out what little remains of our way of life.
Perhaps if the government demanded less (coercively), people would give more voluntarily.
There wasn’t a wide gap between what was being discussed at Socialism 2019 and the ideas emerging from a growing segment of the American left.
Could summer jobs be the key to decreasing crime?
Bitcoin is back. The pioneering cryptocurrency has shown clear signs of recovery in the last months, moving from $3,715 in January this year to nearly $12,000 today.
“I, Pencil” has persuaded people of the wonders of the free market. Some want it to be destroyed.
When viewed analytically—based on how much money they generate—women in soccer actually make more than men.
The minimum wage was not the only factor Restaurants Unlimited blamed for their impending bankruptcy. The company also cited a pair of soft restaurant openings and a decline in casual dining.
Saying that you will eliminate over a million jobs held by the poorest people in America is not exactly a winning message. Instead, they frame it as a pay increase. Will Americans be fooled?
Yep, I’m eating at McDonald’s. And so are a lot of other people. Let’s see why.
Free exchanges are positive-sum endeavors. They work because both parties — in their own estimation — benefit. This is how wealth is increased through production and exchange.
I share a lot of the concerns and goals of those who describe themselves as “socialists.” Why, then, am I not a socialist? I think, though, that they are making serious mistakes. To put it simply, people too often mistake the ends for the means and define economic and political systems in terms of their advocates’ stated goals rather than the actual characteristics of those systems.
Mayor de Blasio’s policies keep New York City kids trapped in violent, chronically failing schools.
A higher minimum wage is sold as a way to help millions out of poverty. The reality is that it only benefits a small minority to the cost of everyone else.
The lavish profits and salaries of America's top non-profit hospitals' executives impel many to call for increased transparency.
To a city slicker like me, 4-H and farm chores epitomize the discipline and ethos of Midwestern Americans.
The bottom line is that within 16 years, either Social Security recipients will have to take a 20 percent benefits cut, or workers will have to incur a 20 percent payroll tax increase.
I liked “Avengers: Endgame,” whose plot is based on time-traveling superheroes. It was definitely three hours of escapist fun. But the hype surrounding its box office records, like its plot, shouldn’t be taken too seriously.
Americans fail to realize that prohibition was a success. Will the myths surrounding prohibition trick us into legalizing everything?
There’s seemingly no end to the populist handouts – nor to the erosion of personal responsibility that comes along with them.
Youthful idealism plays a role, but family and work experience are just as important.
All the stuff both Left and Right claim to hate makes the minimalist life possible.