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Butting heads: Minimum wage

Reader Submission

February 28, 2013

Filed under Editors' Picks, Viewpoints

College Democrats: During the 2012 presidential election cycle, both Gov. Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama agreed that the minimum wage is unsustainable and should be indexed with the Consumer Price Index. Today, a working Americ...

‘Nickel and Dimed’ calls for change

Matthew Reddin

February 11, 2010

Filed under Featured, Marquee

In "Nickel and Dimed," Barbara Ehrenreich cleans hotel rooms and tries to make a living on minimum wage. The question journalist Barbara Ehrenreich set out to answer seemed simple: can a single woman work and live on minimum wage for a month? And the answer was no. Now, the...