Category: Money

We Can’t Afford to Raise Minimum Wage to $15

We Can’t Afford to Raise Minimum Wage to $15

The U.S. economy is booming, reaching 10 straight years of growth without a recession, and the unemployment rate has fallen to its lowest level in nearly 50 years.

Bias

New York Is Investigating Whether Facebook Lets Advertisers Discriminate

New York Is Investigating Whether Facebook Lets Advertisers Discriminate

New York's Department of Financial Services will look into allegations that advertisers can exclude users by race, gender, age and other characteristics that are protected under federal law.

Bias

Trump Critics: US Can’t Have a Trade Policy Based on Threats and Tweets

Trump Critics: US Can’t Have a Trade Policy Based on Threats and Tweets

Bernie Sanders: 'But Trump's erratic threats and trade policies are not the way to go.'

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Democratic Senators Push Bank Chief To Do Away With Forced Arbitration

Democratic Senators Push Bank Chief To Do Away With Forced Arbitration

'One of the fundamental principles of our democracy is that everyone should get their day in court. Forced arbitration deprives Americans of that basic right.'

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Tariffs: It’s a Tax ‘Eventually We All Pay in Higher Prices’

Tariffs: It’s a Tax ‘Eventually We All Pay in Higher Prices’

Trump's trade war already is causing pain across US markets.

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Congress Has ‘Right’ to Trump’s Taxes

Congress Has ‘Right’ to Trump’s Taxes

Trump may protest but Dems have law on their side.

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Pelosi Marks Equal Pay Day by Touting Recent House Approval of Paycheck Fairness Act

Pelosi Marks Equal Pay Day by Touting Recent House Approval of Paycheck Fairness Act

Equal Pay Day marks when the average woman will have caught up with what men made the previous year.

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Opinions

Conservatives, Not Liberals, Are The Ones Not Interested in Other Viewpoints

By Alex Denethorn

Embracing pluralism is one of the big tenets of any liberal or progressive movement -- you aim to be inclusive, as much as possible.

We Can’t Afford to Raise Minimum Wage to $15

By Winston Wang

The U.S. economy is booming, reaching 10 straight years of growth without a recession, and the unemployment rate has fallen to its lowest level in nearly 50 years.

No, Andrew Yang, Don’t Give Everyone Free Money

By Abhay Almal

Andrew Yang dubbed a “random, opinionated person” by the Washington Post, has made waves on both sides of the political aisle with his 2020 presidential campaign.

It’s Not Only Liberals Who Loathe Donald Trump

By Mark Bo Hendricks

You don't have to be a liberal to loathe Trump. You just have to be a thinking person.

Biden’s Pivot to Foreign Policy

By Alex Denethorn

Let’s be honest: this is one area that Biden can excel in, because he has considerably more experience than most of the other Democratic candidates.

The Oil Industry In An Electric Future

By Bruce McIntyre

The adoption of electric vehicles will have consequences

No, Trump Can’t Add Citizenship Question With Executive Order

By Alex Denethorn

Someone might want to let Trump know that the resources of the federal government don’t exist to keep him in office.

Why Do Liberals Hate The United States?

By Chris O'Leary

Liberals love America a different way, and in my opinion, a more brutally honest way.

California Statute To Trade Trump’s Tax Release For Ballot Access Is Clearly Unconstitutional

By Brad Smith

California's clear attempt to force Trump to release his tax returns won't pass Supreme Court precedent.

If Obama Had Authority To Initiate DACA, Trump Has Authority To Rescind It

By Anthony Zarrella

The whole idea behind executive orders is that they rely on the authority of the president who signs them—but one president cannot enlarge or diminish the powers and authority of the next president.