Entries Tagged as 'Employment Policies Institute'

Minimum Wage Update: Comforting the Comfortable

February 25th, 2013 · 1 Comment · economy, journalism, labor, NM Legislature

By Arthur Alpert How do I love thee, oh minimum wage debate? Let me count the ways. Well, no, let me enumerate, instead, just two reasons for my passion. First, minimum wage disputes are, at bottom, about distribution of power in the hierarchy. And understanding that the world is vertical (authoritarian), not horizontal (democratic) underlies […]

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Keeping the Minimum Wage Pot Boiling at the (Albuquerque) Journal of Opinion

February 16th, 2013 · 1 Comment · economy, journalism, labor, role of government, Uncategorized

By Arthur Alpert (Feb. 14, 2013) How can it be that the President wants to raise the federal minimum wage? Surely he’s aware that the Albuquerque Journal opposes it with every fiber of its being. I don’t mean editorially, although the paper has so editorialized. No, I mean the Journal is opposed in its (so-called) […]

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