A new report from the Economic Policy Institute reveals a stark disparity between the hourly pay of blacks and whites; on average, whites make 26.7 percent more than blacks, earning $25.22 an hour compared with $18.49 for blacks. Amazingly, blacks today earn less relative to their white counterparts than they did in 1979.
Yes, the system is rigged — for Donald Trump and his kids. And Trump’s escalating wrath comes from knowing that as rigged as his success has been, he’s facing the greatest failure of his life.
Conservative Chicago Tribune columnist Steve Chapman joined a chorus of media and policy experts from across the political spectrum in criticizing Donald Trump’s promise to bring back American manufacturing jobs by curbing free trade.
I’ve heard a lot of goofy arguments against raising the federal minimum wage. The silliest goes like this: “You want to raise the minimum wage to $15? Why not $50? Why not $100?” Of course, that’s not a real argument. Yet I hear it a lot, which means it probably originates somewhere in the nation’s […]