September 18, 2013 | Australian fast-food workers make at least twice the U.S. minimum wage and get many more benefits.
Articles by Salvatore Babones
September 12, 2012 | As state anti-poverty programs around the country confront severe budget cuts, today's report indicates income inequality has reached an all-time high.
September 10, 2012 | If America could eliminate most serious poverty in the United States in the 1960s, surely we could do the same today.
August 27, 2012 | A slow descent wouldn't be disastrous.
July 16, 2012 | If the deficit disappears, our economic nightmare might finally come to an end.
May 28, 2012 | Families with two breadwinners can end up paying more than twice as much in Social Security taxes as families with just one income.
March 26, 2012 | It's simply not time to hit the panic button.
February 13, 2012 | It may be difficult to face facts in an election year, but the fact is that Social Security retirement benefits are just too low.