labor market

75 Economists Including 7 Nobel Laureates Endorse Senate Bill to Raise Minimum Wage

January 14, 2014

$10.10 an hour minimum wage increase shows an improvement but is still not a living wage, which would be twice the poverty rate at $12 an hour

Taxing Corporate Profits will Force Investment

May 6, 2013
Dr. Heiner Flassbeck: Government has to step in and correct the imbalances of low wages and unregulated financial markets or a deeper recession and crisis is inevitable

Democrat’s Vision for Economy is GOP-Lite

May 1, 2013

Jeff Faux: Obama attitude towards debt and austerity policies accepts the same underlying assumptions as the Republicans

Thatcher Forged an Alliance Between Neo-liberalism and Neo-conservatism

April 10, 2013

Thatcher used her popularity from the Falklands war to push right-wing economic reform, leading to increased inequality

Racism in Israel

March 31, 2013
Incidents of discrimination have doubled each year since 2008 and increasingly perpetrated by youth

TRNN Replay: African Refugees in Israel

March 31, 2013
Incidents of discrimination have doubled each year since 2008 and increasingly perpetrated by youth

Yousef Alhelou Reporting From Gaza

March 11, 2013
Hamas tries to end collaboration with what it says is due process, but some NGO’s say accused rights are violated in Hamas prisons