Jeannette Wicks-Lim

Americans Living in Poverty

November 14, 2013
Census reveals new poverty figures near 50 million.

Does a Higher Minimum Wage Reduce Jobs?

September 5, 2013
Jeannette Wicks-Lim: Santa Fe Raised their minimum wage 65% and employers didn’t cut jobs.

The US Has Lowest Minimum Wage and Most Young People Without Jobs Among Wealthiest Countries

August 13, 2013

Over 100 economists sign petition to raise the minimum wage

Actual US Poverty Twice Official Figure

May 28, 2013

Jeannette Wicks-Lim: According to official figures 15 percent of Americans live in poverty, real numbers are over 33 percent of Americans cannot meet basic needs

Most New Jobs Don’t Require College Education

November 29, 2012

Jeannette Wicks-Lim: The possibility of educating one’s way out of poverty is getting dim as most new jobs only require a high school education