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New York City Eyeing $15 Minimum Wage

New York City Eyeing $15 Minimum Wage

by Alan | The nation’s largest city may raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour for companies with yearly sales of $50 million or more. The …

April 17, 2014 / More... ( comments)

CBO Lowers Obamacare Costs Projection By $104 Billion

CBO Lowers Obamacare Costs Projection By $104 Billion

by Alan | You won’t hear this from Obamacare-haters. Specifically, the report stated that the ACA’s coverage provisions …

April 17, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Time for a New Populist Party?

by Dave Van Slyke | Former Labor Secretary Robert Reich today suggested the time may be right for a new populist movement or…

April 16, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Rumsfeld: ‘I Have Absolutely No Idea…Whether [My] Tax Payments Are Accurate’

by Alan | That I & most Americans have no idea whether our taxes are accurate tells us something. My annual…

April 15, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Republican Governor Bans Minimum Wage Increases And Paid Sick Leave Laws

by Alan | Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin is doing the exact opposite of what many civilized states and forward-thinking governors and…

April 15, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Tax Day Stunt: Republican Party Sues IRS

Tax Day Stunt: Republican Party Sues IRS by Alan | The Republican Party is suing the Internal Revenue Service, claiming it’s withheld records from the RNS’s 2013 Freedom of Information Act Request. In the initial request on May 21, 2013,…

April 15, 2014 / More... ( comments)

If ‘Corporations Are People, My Friend,’ Why Do They Pay Just 12.6% In Taxes?

If ‘Corporations Are People, My Friend,’ Why Do They Pay Just 12.6% In Taxes?

by Alan | Taegan Goddard at Wonkwire: Andrew Ross Sorkin provides a rundown of the tax perks available…

April 15, 2014 / More... ( comments)

March’s Deficit Lowest Since 2000

March’s Deficit Lowest Since 2000

by Alan | The budget deficit for the first half of 2014 is $413 billion, $187 billion less…

April 14, 2014 / More... ( comments)

World Solar Power Capacity Up A Staggering 35% In 2013

World Solar Power Capacity Up A Staggering 35% In 2013

by dave-dr-gonzo | With about 37,007 megawatts (MW) of solar PV power installed in 2013, world solar PV…

April 13, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Obama Continues Push for Women’s Economic Equality

by dave-dr-gonzo | If his weekly address is any sign, President Obama is not letting up on his…

April 12, 2014 / More... ( comments)

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