Category Archives: Inequality

Inequality

Income Inequality Institute Will Pay Paul Krugman $25,000 Per Month

Paul Krugman, the new face of Income Inequality From Gawker: Income Inequality Institute Will Pay Paul Krugman $25,000 Per Month The publicly funded City University of New York has offered Paul Krugman what it marketed as “a relatively comfortable perch” at … Continue reading

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Examining NCAA Labor Cartel Propaganda

Patrick T. Harker, President of the University of Delaware and NCAA propagandist (More on the NCAA labor cartel here) Recently the National Labor Relations Board (be sure to download their smartphone app – if you can think of a reason why … Continue reading

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Does Raising the Minimum Wage Help or Hurt?

Hoping to make the cut when the wage goes up (Spencer Platt/Getty Images, from the NYT) From the NYT: Minimum Wage Increase Would Have Mixed Effects, C.B.O. Report Says The idea of raising the minimum wage is deeply polarizing in American … Continue reading

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