Just work harder

Just work harder

ShareThe debate over raising the minimum wage is heating up. In November, voters in four states passed referendums that would increase the minimum wage. Now, Republicans are pushing back hard. The free marketeers are casting doom and gloom scenarios to scare...
The Republican coalition and two views of income inequality

Out of balance

ShareThe lead stories in the News & Observer today highlight inequalities in compensation for public employees. One story exposes inflated salaries for managers and public executives in municipal governments. The other introduces a Wake County court clerk who has...


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