It’s not what you might think.
A new study conducted by the National Low Income Housing Coalition reveals that most Americans working the current Federal minimum wage would need to work way more than 40 hours a week to afford a one-bedroom apartment.
Work sucks. I think I’ve mentioned this at least six times before, but it just really sucks.
On Sunday, Starbucks—the fave corporate beverage chain of urban whites everywhere—launched its #RaceTogether campaign with a full-page ad in The New York Times.
Are you over being liberal yet?
The stock market is doing great! Believe me, you’ve got nothing to cheer about.
Last Saturday, fast-food workers held a convention in Villa Park, Illinois whereby they voted to unionize and collectively demand a $15 per hour wage.
I hear all these complaints from these people, and the first thing that pops into my head is: whoa, check your privilege, burgerbros. The thing is, fellas, we already have a minimum wage in America: it’s called being a woman. Wow. Think about that for a second.
You trim the fat. You fire the average workers. You promote your best junior analyst to an executive and make them exempt. Then you go poach more executive talent hires who are more experienced and can get the work done faster.
Raising the minimum wage would give our economy much more bang for the buck than we get from the financial industry’s yearly windfalls.