productivity Archives

GOP’s Tax Plan Enriching the Rich is the Return of ‘Voodoo Economics’

November 9, 2017

Christian Weller, University of Massachusetts Boston Republicans in Congress recently released more details of their tax plan, which they say would boost economic growth and lower the burden on middle-income households. They hope to pass a bill into law by…

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Wal-Mart Wage Hike, Pressured by Activists, Could Be Boon for Economy

February 19, 2015

Following a major bribery scandal in Mexico, Wal-Mart replaced its CEO with Doug McMillon, last year. McMillon started as a Wal-Mart associate in 1984, so maybe he knew firsthand how shockingly low the pay is at America’s largest employer, how…

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New Chart Shows Why Minimum Wage Should Be $18/Hour (Interactive)

January 7, 2015

American workers generate more and more wealth, but get the same pay since 1973. Find out why.

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