I have worked in the fast food industry myself for two years; I can say it is an exhausting, very underpaying industry to work in.
Just 25 individuals make more than twice as much as all kindergarten teachers in America.
Musk is only the most extreme example of the overcompensated corporate crook running U.S. companies on the AFL-CIO's latest Executive Paywatch list.
To really keep up with just population growth some 200,000 good jobs, ones that pay a living wage, need to be created each month.
Sawant made national - and international - news after becoming the first socialist elected to the Seattle city council.
From "drought" to "gap" to "Madiba" to "affluenza": a year of powerful voices and mixed messages.
We are now in the midst of a full-fledged class war against America's working people. Those directly firing the shots at the U.S. working class are an array of state lawmakers bought and paid for by powerful right wing groups.
Her treatment is one of many examples of how the gap between the rich and the poor isn't just a modern phenomenon; these days it's grown into a chasm.
Joe Lhota has now come out against de Blasio's plan for a living wage to New Yorkers working at projects that are subsidized by the city.
Of those receiving government help in the form of food stamps or the SNAP program, 76 percent are children, disabled, or elderly.