Three graphs: Source: USDA Economic Research Service Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics Source: U.S. Census Bureau The juxtaposition speaks. How do you respond?
As our writer Jim has documented, the minimum wage in the United States has dropped over the last five years by 75 cents, while the wealth of corporations has skyrocketed, and chief executives are making hundreds of times more than their companies’ average workers are.
Members of the United States Congress are elected to make sure that the government meet the needs of the American people, but some of them have an awfully strange idea of what those needs are. An example of the odd priorities often expressed by members