Jon Miltimore

Jon Miltimore

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Jonathan Miltimore is the Managing Editor of FEE.org. His writing/reporting has appeared in TIME magazine, The Wall Street Journal, CNN, Forbes, Fox News, and the Washington Times. 

Recent blog posts by this author

Support for $15 Minimum Wage Plummets When Americans Are Told Its Economic Impact

Minimum wage laws, I’ve noted, are popular with the public. This no doubt explains why House Democrats passed a bill Thursday that would raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour. Yet the minimum wage’s apparent popularity...

Restaurant Chain Announces Bankruptcy, Says Minimum Wage Hikes to Blame

Restaurants Unlimited, a Seattle-based chain with restaurant locations in 47 US cities, announced on Sunday it was seeking Chapter 11 protection, citing “progressive” wage laws. The company, which has operated since the Lyndon Johnson...

12 Things Parents of Mentally Strong Children Don’t Do

My five-year-old was a blubbering, hot mess. He tackled kindergarten fine nine months before, but the first day of summer camp was too much for him. “I don’t want to go. I don’t want to go,” he moaned, sobbing fat crocodile tears. Most parents...

Twelve Quotes from Leo Tolstoy on Truth, Violence, and Government

Lev Nikolayevitch Tolstoy (1828- 1910), more commonly known as Leo Tolstoy, was a Russian writer and philosopher. Tolstoy was born on a small family estate in Tula, Russia, an industrial city about 100 miles south of Moscow. The fourth of five...

Forty-Four Things You Should Know About the Green New Deal

On Feb. 7, US Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and US Sen. Ed Markey introduced legislation known as the Green New Deal. You’ve probably heard of it. It’s a big deal, to paraphrase Joe Biden. The History of New Deals Wikipedia, the internet’s...

What the NYT Fails to Mention About Dads and the Division of Labor at Home

The New York Times recently ran an article that suggests fathers are shirking their share of chores in the home. The Opinion The article, which bears the headline “What ‘Good’ Dads Get Away With,” states that while men have improved in recent...

You Can Work for the Bernie 2020 Campaign, but Don't Expect Health Insurance

Polls show that presidential candidate Bernie Sanders enjoys great appeal among young voters. No Health Insurance for Interns A Harvard-Harris poll conducted in January found that the Vermont senator’s strongest support comes from the 18-34...

Why McDonald’s Gave Up the Minimum Wage Fight

McDonald’s recently announced it will no longer participate in lobbying designed to thwart minimum wage hikes at the local, state, or federal level. Unions naturally cheered the move. SEIU President Mary Kay Henry said in a written statement,...

Red Flag Gun Laws Are a Page out of Dystopian Science Fiction Novels

Red flag gun laws are suddenly popular in America. Colorado recently became the fifteenth state to pass such a law. The law, the tenth such passed since the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Florida, will allow authorities to...

Philadelphia’s Soda Tax Already Is Facing Threat of Repeal—From Democrats

Philadelphia’s soda tax is barely two years old, but many local lawmakers are saying they’ve seen enough. The hotly debated tax survived a legal battle last year, but the court of public opinion appears to be another matter. Maria Quiñones-...

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