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Starbucks Employees OUTRAGED Over Unintended Consequences Of Higher Pay

Starbucks Employees OUTRAGED Over Unintended Consequences Of Higher Pay

Starbucks employees begged for a raise and they got it. Now they are upset about something they never saw coming: the law of supply and demand. From Fortune Magazine: An online petition accusing Starbucks of “extreme” cutbacks in work hours at its U.S. cafes, hurting both employee morale and customer service, has been signed by more than 9,000 people. The […]

Hey Bernie Sanders, Guess The New Minimum Wage In Venezuela?

Hey Bernie Sanders, Guess The New Minimum Wage In Venezuela?

Government corruption and price controls destroy economies more than anything else. Despite having large social welfare states and big government, nations like Denmark maintain relatively high standards of living while countries like Venezuela descend into squalor and chaos. Both countries are full of progressives but there are critical distinctions between them. In Denmark the populace generally does not tolerate demagoguery […]

Progressive Politicians Try This One Weird Trick To Destroy 700K Jobs

Progressive Politicians Try This One Weird Trick To Destroy 700K Jobs

You almost have to think they’re doing it on purpose.  California will lose 700,000 jobs if lawmakers and unions agree to raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour according to a new report. Jerry Brown, California’s governor, actually criticized the minimum wage as a policy that will “hurt poor people”. But as soon as public opinion changed, Jerry Brown […]