Economics

Can States Afford NOT To Legalize Pot? – Video

Can States Afford NOT To Legalize Pot? – Video

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit After Colorado earned 184 million dollars in marijuana taxes, should other states consider legalization? Colorado’s Joint Budget Committee released a report projecting “revenue of about $610 million from retail and medical marijuana from Jan. 1 of [2014] to June 30, 2015,” resulting in about about $184 million in […]

Jimmy Carter Warned Us In 2013: The Middle Class Today Resembles The Past’s Poor (Video)

Jimmy Carter Warned Us In 2013: The Middle Class Today Resembles The Past’s Poor (Video)

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Former President Jimmy Carter says the income gap in the United States has increased to the point where members of the middle class resemble the Americans who lived in poverty when he occupied the White House. As USA Today reports, Carter offered his assessment of the nation’s economic […]

What Living On $7 An Hour Actually Means For Working People

What Living On $7 An Hour Actually Means For Working People

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Have you ever had to live on minimum wage? There has not been a national minimum wage increase for 7 years. For tipped workers? Even worse — it’s been at $2.13 an hour for 25 years. Some states are starting to take their own initiatives to raise the […]

Trump’s Answer To Trade Problems – Send China And Mexico A Letter

Trump’s Answer To Trade Problems – Send China And Mexico A Letter

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Donald Trump want to solve foreign trade problems by sending letters to China and Mexico. Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump has a solution to the nation’s trade problems with China, Mexico and Japan. Known for his many bankruptcies, Trump’s plan to deal with what he considers to be […]

The Death Of The Republican Party – And Its Frightening Result

The Death Of The Republican Party – And Its Frightening Result

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Robert Reich explains the death of the Republican Party – but what has replaced it is far worse. Robert B. Reich, Labor Secretary for Bill Clinton and current Chancellor’s Professor of Public Policy at the University of California at Berkeley and Senior Fellow at the Blum Center for […]

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