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Entries from September 2004

Electing a New Election System

September 27th, 2004 · No Comments

OK, it’s time for all of us to admit it. The entire election process is broken and needs major repairs. The two major parties won’t say it, since they like a system that they can manipulate. And the broadcast media won’t say it, since they profit enormously from the whole thing.

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Tags: Elections · Media Economics

Minimum News on the Minimum Wage

September 11th, 2004 · No Comments

If you are fortunate enough to not be working at the minimum wage, you might be shocked to learn that it’s still $5.15 an hour. The last time the wage was raised was 1996-97, when it was raised from $4.25.

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Tags: Elections · Labor News