Entries Tagged as 'National Federation of Independent Business'

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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Another Case of Selective Scrutiny

July 16th, 2012 · No Comments · economy, financial coverage, journalism, tax policy

By Arthur Alpert I get lots of information from the Albuquerque Journal’s daily business page and Business Outlook, as well as an occasional smile. Mostly, I learn from the beat reporters what Albuquerque and New Mexico businesses are doing and how businessmen view the economy and their markets. There are also items on job moves, […]

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