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The Pulse of the American Depression

February 11, 2014
by DWGibson
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Momentum on Minimum Wage

The efforts to raise the woefully unrealistic minimum wage is gaining more momentum week by week. It’s good to see that the Obama Administration has taken some action without full scale federal legislative action. Moving up the minimum wage on federal contracts … Continue reading

January 14, 2014
by DWGibson
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War on Poverty

Recently I came across an excellent essay in the New York Times regarding the past 50 years of the “War on Poverty.” It’s an insightful if not depressing read. Highlights include: The poverty rate has fallen only to 15 percent from 19 percent … Continue reading