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Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013

Fact-checking his memoir, Unintimidated

 Republican Gov. Scott Walker’s new memoir, Unintimidated, is yet the latest example of his attempt to raise his national profile and run for president in 2016
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, Oct. 2, 2013

Wisconsin can’t even keep up with weak national growth

 Last week, the new data showed that Wisconsin’s private sector added just 24,305 new jobs between March 2012 and March 2013, growing 1.1%, well below the 2% national job growth
Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Administration wants to raise the minimum wage to $9

 As part of the Obama administration’s push to raise the minimum wage to $9 by the end of 2015, Acting Labor Secretary Seth Harris stopped in Milwaukee last week to hear the stories of low-wage workers who, despite
Wednesday, April 23, 2008
In the late 1980s, Wisconsin was ranked as the fifth most equal state in income distribution. Since then, the state has dropped to 11th, and the gap continues to widen, according to the Center on Wisconsin Strategy (COWS) and the Wisconsin Council on Children and Families (WCCF).

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