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What The Times Misses About Poverty Sep. 14, 2018

Mona Charen

It's an affecting story. Matthew Desmond, writing in The New York Times Magazine, profiles Vanessa S... Read More

There Is No Wage Stagnation. It's a Liberal Myth Sep. 04, 2018

Dick Morris

It has become axiomatic that wages are stagnant in the U.S. and have been so for 20 years. If you co... Read More

Working for Tips Aug. 01, 2018

John Stossel

Union protestors and celebrity advocates have decided that waiters' tips aren't big enough. They ar... Read More

Immigration Policy Both Nasty and Ineffectual Jun. 05, 2018

Froma Harrop

President Trump's sound and fury on immigration has delivered close to nothing. Trump never lets up,... Read More

Remember When? May. 11, 2018

Ted Rall

President Donald Trump claims that people are illegally pouring into our country from Mexico. That's... Read More

A New Lesson Plan in West Virginia Mar. 07, 2018

Connie Schultz

What a glorious thing, watching West Virginia teachers, most of them women, shut down the state's pu... Read More

Tip Thievery, Codified Feb. 07, 2018

Connie Schultz

Fourteen years ago, I wrote a column about a tip jar in Cleveland and how the managers too... Read More

The Out-of-Touch Party Jan. 19, 2018

Adriana Cohen

Democrats are out of touch. They made that abundantly clear when every liberal lawmaker rejected the... Read More

Will Trump's Order Help US Tech Workers or Not? Apr. 20, 2017

Froma Harrop

Let's describe the problem with an example. A few years ago, Southern California Edison employed 300... Read More

International Trade Thuggery Jan. 18, 2017

Walter E. Williams

President-elect Donald Trump's threats against American companies looking to relocate in foreign cou... Read More

Hillary's Red Army March of Tax-Hike Destruction Oct. 01, 2016

Lawrence Kudlow

You've got to hand it to Team Hillary Clinton. Its message discipline is awesome — at least in... Read More

Apple, Wal-Mart and Workers Jun. 22, 2016

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: Since getting out of college in 2013, I've been working at Wal-Mart in Florida, maki... Read More

Keep the Labor Market Flexible to Maintain Productivity Jun. 02, 2016

Veronique de Rugy

One of the assets of the American economic model is a relatively flexible labor market, especially w... Read More

Our View: Wage Compression a Real Issue May. 13, 2016

Daily Editorials

Dan Price, owner of Seattle-based company Gravity Payments, made a splash last year when he announce... Read More

Anticipating the Effects of Overtime, Over Time Mar. 17, 2016

Veronique de Rugy

Wouldn't it be nice if your boss were forced to pay you more because the government said so? Not if ... Read More

Bernie Sanders' Free Trade Mythology Mar. 10, 2016

Steve Chapman

Bernie Sanders' upset victory in Michigan came just two days after he stood on the debate stage in t... Read More

Democrats Must Also Address Illegal Immigration Jan. 12, 2016

Froma Harrop

As respectable Republicans panic over Donald Trump's storm of insults against Hispanics, Democrats m... Read More

Do Remote Bosses Cause Inequality? Sep. 17, 2015

Froma Harrop

Could there be a reason for the widening pay gap that's not exactly economic? There could be. The em... Read More

Good Intentions and Unintended Effects of the Minimum Wage Jul. 30, 2015

Veronique de Rugy

In November 2016, District of Columbia voters may get a chance to vote on a proposal to raise the ho... Read More

Lower Fares No Substitute for Higher Wages Mar. 05, 2015

Froma Harrop

The idea of helping low-income people by subsidizing their fares on public transportation sounds nob... Read More