CEOs Call for Wage Increases for Workers! What’s the Catch?

Jim Hightower

Wage increases are a great idea, but… Peter Georgescu has a message he wants America’s corporate and political elites to hear: “I’m scared,” he said in a recent New York Times opinion piece. He adds … Read moreCEOs Call for Wage Increases for Workers! What’s the Catch?

McDonald’s: How Tacky can the Golden Arches Get?

Jim Hightower

McDonald’s is scrambling, and we’re not talking eggs. You know your business has what image consultants call “quality perception issues” when you have to launch a PR initiative that publicly addresses such questions as: “Does … Read moreMcDonald’s: How Tacky can the Golden Arches Get?

A Bold Shift in America’s Minimum Wage Debate

Jim Hightower

Minimum wage: Our leaders in Washington finally take action! At last, our political leaders in Washington are taking action for low-wage workers and the middle class, striking a bold blow for America’s historic values of … Read moreA Bold Shift in America’s Minimum Wage Debate

From Farm Workers to Cheerleaders, We’re all in This Together

Jim Hightower

NFL Cheerleaders need us to cheer for them It doesn’t take an IQ much higher than room temperature to realize that it’s way past time to raise America’s sub-poverty minimum wage of $7.25 an hour. … Read moreFrom Farm Workers to Cheerleaders, We’re all in This Together

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