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Friday, Dec. 20, 2013
Pope Francis may be the highest-profile advocate for economic justice but there are millions of workers across the country who support an increase in the minimum wage. Mainstream economists have shown that increasing the minimum wage will stimulate the economy, since low-wage workers will spend virtually every dollar they earn just to pay for the bare essentials.
Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013
 The unspoken message to those forced to work for the minimum wage in this country is that their employers would really like to pay them even less, but it would be
05.18.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
My friend Andy Joanis flagged an interesting little passage from a lengthy New York Timesarticle about a New York restaurant, DBGB, that leaves nothing to chance. That music is used to target a certain clientele won't surprise anyone, but the formula this restaurateur touts isn't completely intuitive:   For restaurants, music is one way to influence who shows up, or at least who comes b...

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