Posts Tagged ‘wages’

Days After Election, Trump Freezes Wages Of Farm Laborers

Above photo: Farm laborers from Fresh Harvest working with an H-2A visa harvest romaine lettuce on a machine with heavy plastic dividers that separate workers from each other on April 27, 2020 in Greenfield, California. Brent Stirton/Getty Images. “Many workers will suffer.” “The Trump administration is trying to get a lot of stuff like this […]

Netanyahu wages a holy war against protests. It’s already claimed the first casualty

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Amazon Bows To The Unions: New Shifts And Higher Wages

Amazon Bows To The Unions: New Shifts And Higher Wages Above Photo: From Global.ilmanifesto.it Report. Amazon and the trade unions representing its employees in Italy reached a “historic” agreement, signed at the Castel San Giovanni, which was the hub of last year’s Black Friday strike. Seventy percent of workers approved in a referendum. For the first […]

Data Shows Trump Tax Cuts Did Not Raise Wages, Instead Went to Corporate Executives

Once again, President Trump touted the supposed benefits of the new tax law at an April 12 ceremony in the Rose Garden. “Our massive tax cuts are growing paychecks all over our country [and] creating jobs and expanding the American dream just like we said would happen,” he said, in a surprisingly disciplined statement. This declaration — […]

Twitter CEO Wages ‘Bloodless Civil War’ Against Trump Supporters

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey says he supports a bloodless civil war against Trump and his supporters, and has vowed to rid them from his platform and from society-at-large. Last week, the San Fransisco-based Twitter boss promoted an article in which a far-left activist outlined a plan to banish Trump-supporting Americans into the annals of history. […]

The Problem with a State-Cartel Economy: Prices Rise, Wages Don’t

By Charles Hugh Smith The vise will tighten until something breaks. It could be the currency, it could be the political status quo, it could be the credit/debt system–or all three. The problem with an economy dominated by state-enforced cartels and quasi-monopolies is that prices rise (since cartels can push higher costs onto […]

Disney Unions’ Ballot Drive Seeks To Raise Wages Up To $18 An Hour For Hospitality Companies That Take Anaheim Subsidies

Disney Unions’ Ballot Drive Seeks To Raise Wages Up To $18 An Hour For Hospitality Companies That Take Anaheim Subsidies Above Photo: Hundreds of Disneyland workers came to a town hall sponsored by a coalition of Disney Resort labor unions at the Sheraton Park Hotel in Anaheim on Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018. (Photo by Kevin […]

Sessions Wages War on Natural Weed, As He Grants Maker of Fentanyl a Monopoly on Synthetic THC

Renegade Editor’s Note: Regardless of what you think about cannabis and its legalization, this move should be infuriating to any sane person. By Matt Agorist Instead of going after criminals in the government or making an attempt to thwart corruption, Attorney General Jeff Sessions made his mission clear this week—he intends to crucify those who dare […]

The Real Reason Wages Have Stagnated: Our Economy Is Optimized For Financialization

Labor’s share of the national income is in freefall as a direct result of the optimization of financialization. The Achilles Heel of our socio-economic system is the secular stagnation of earned income, i.e. wages and salaries. Stagnating wages undermine every aspect of our economy: consumption, credit, taxation and perhaps most importantly, the unspoken […]

Ending DACA Lowers Wages And Tax Revenue, And Degrades Labor Standards

Above Photo: Don Bartletti/Los Angeles Times/MCT Tuesday morning Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that the Trump administration will “wind down,” and in six months, end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), a Department of Homeland Security initiative put in place in 2012 that temporarily deferred the deportation of approximately 800,000 young immigrants who were brought to the United […]

Why We’re Doomed: Stagnant Wages

The point is the present system cannot endure. Despite all the happy talk about “recovery” and higher growth, wages have gone nowhere since 2000–and for the bottom 20% of workers, they’ve gone nowhere since the 1970s. Gross domestic product (GDP) has risen smartly since 2000, but the share of GDP going […]

Why We’re Doomed: Stagnant Wages

Why We’re Doomed: Stagnant Wages By Charles Hugh Smithwashingtonsblog.com Despite all the happy talk about “recovery” and higher growth, wages have gone nowhere since 2000–and for the bottom 20% of workers, they’ve gone nowhere since the 1970s. Gross domestic product (GDP) has risen smartly since 2000, but the share of GDP going to wages and […]

US Wages Cyberwar Abroad Under Cover of “Activism”

August 22, 2017 By Joseph Thomas The threat of cyberterrorism has competed for center stage in American politics with fears of “Russian hackers” disrupting everything from elections to electrical grids. And yet as US policymakers wield threats of cyberterrorism to promote a long and growing list of countermeasures and pretexts for expanding […]

Since 1978 CEO Pay Soared 937%, Worker Wages Remained Flat

A young man holds a sign as hundreds of workers, organizers, and supporters gather outside of the McDonald’s Corporation Thursday, May 22, 2014, in Oak Brook, Ill., protesting for a $15 an hour wage and the right to unionize. (AP/M. Spencer Green) Wages for most American workers have remained basically stagnant for decades, but a new report published […]

Are Robots Keeping Wages Low?

Above Photo: In this Aug. 21, 2015 photo, a man works amid orange robot arms at Rapoo Technology factory in southern Chinese industrial boomtown of Shenzhen. AP Photo/Vincent Yu It used to be the case that when employers had trouble hiring, wages would increase in places with low jobless rates. Then came the rise of […]

Radioactive seafood: California bans commercial crab fishing due to excessive radiation from Fukushima

     Officially, California’s crab season was closed due to a record bloom of an algae called Pseudo-Nitzchia, also known as red tide. The record red tide began in April, stretched as far north as Washington, and dissipated around October. Some patches were as much as 40 miles wide. Red tide is dangerous because it produces […]

Check out this one-minute hemp avocado smoothie recipe video from the Health Ranger

About the author:Mike Adams (aka the “Health Ranger“) is a best selling author (#1 best selling science book on Amazon.com) and a globally recognized scientific researcher in clean foods. He serves as the founding editor of NaturalNews.com and the lab science director of an internationally accredited (ISO 17025) analytical laboratory known as CWC Labs. […]

Israel mulls building offshore transport hub to ease Gaza blockade

The island, envisioned to be eight square kilometers, will be linked to Gaza by a five-kilometer bridge, Minister of Transportation and Minister of Intelligence and Atomic Energy Yisrael Katz said on Monday. Israel to build underground wall beneath Gaza border to thwart Hamas tunnels – report The project would include the construction of a seaport […]

Scientists recreate night sky to date 2,500 yr-old Greek poem

     If you wonder what the night sky over Ancient Greece looked like, scientists from a Texas university may satisfy your curiosity as they have recreated it using the most advanced planetarium software, to work out the exact date of an ancient lyric poem. The experiment described in the Journal of Astronomical History and Heritage […]

US Ambassador to Hungary: Do as we say or else!

     If anyone wants a short course on what’s wrong with US diplomacy look no further than US Ambassador to Hungary Coleen Bell’s speech Friday to the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Hungarian Parliament. In typical diplo-speak there was plenty of flowery language about shared values, fish swimming together in the same water (?), sappy […]

US Ambassador to Hungary: Do as we say or else!

     If anyone wants a short course on what’s wrong with US diplomacy look no further than US Ambassador to Hungary Coleen Bell’s speech Friday to the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Hungarian Parliament. In typical diplo-speak there was plenty of flowery language about shared values, fish swimming together in the same water (?), sappy […]

US Ambassador to Hungary: Do as we say or else!

     If anyone wants a short course on what’s wrong with US diplomacy look no further than US Ambassador to Hungary Coleen Bell’s speech Friday to the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Hungarian Parliament. In typical diplo-speak there was plenty of flowery language about shared values, fish swimming together in the same water (?), sappy […]

US Ambassador to Hungary: Do as we say or else!

     If anyone wants a short course on what’s wrong with US diplomacy look no further than US Ambassador to Hungary Coleen Bell’s speech Friday to the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Hungarian Parliament. In typical diplo-speak there was plenty of flowery language about shared values, fish swimming together in the same water (?), sappy […]

Turkey demands permission to prosecute comedian for Erdogan insult; Merkel abides

     The German government has granted a Turkish request to allow the possible prosecution of a TV comedian who wrote a crude poem about Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, Chancellor Angela Merkel said. Ankara has demanded to have comedian Jan Boehmermann prosecuted for insulting a foreign head of state. Under a section of Germany’s criminal code, […]

Fleecing the American taxpayer – Profit over people

“The Founding Fathers never intended a nation where citizens would pay nearly half of everything they earn to the government.” ― Ron Paul      If there is an absolute maxim by which the federal government seems to operate, it is that the American taxpayer always gets ripped off. This is true whether you’re talking about […]

High-speed ‘Hyperloop’ could transport passengers between 3 European cities in minutes

The deal between Slovakia and Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT), which has slated testing for 2020, brings the Hyperloop one step closer to reality. HTT announced the deal on its website Thursday. In short, the system would involve passenger pods being driven by electricity through a low-friction vacuum tunnel stretching between the three cities at speeds much […]

A totalitarian democracy

This article has been a long time in the coming. In one sense it is a response to questions that I am repeatedly asked by friends, colleagues and strangers alike. Why did I come here to Israel? And why did I stay here? I have always considered these questions as wholly legitimate ones, and never […]

‘Pepsi War’: American hotline for Syrians being answered by Americans not fluent in Arabic

     A new telephone hotline service, launched by the US for Syrians to report ceasefire violations in the war-ravaged country, faces a significant problem: personnel answering the phones are Americans not fluent in Arabic. The improbable oversight at the State Department’s 24-hour hotline, in operation for less than one week, was spotted by Syria Direct, […]

West Coast US Cities Sue Monsanto over Toxic Chemicals

Last week, Seattle, Washington became the latest addition to the list of cities filing lawsuits against multinational corporation Monsanto, joining San Diego, San Jose, Oakland and Berkeley in California, along with Spokane, Washington. These efforts, led by San Diego-based law firm Gomez Trial Attorneys, aim to extract tens of millions of dollars from the agrochemical […]

West Coast US Cities Sue Monsanto over Toxic Chemicals

Last week, Seattle, Washington became the latest addition to the list of cities filing lawsuits against multinational corporation Monsanto, joining San Diego, San Jose, Oakland and Berkeley in California, along with Spokane, Washington. These efforts, led by San Diego-based law firm Gomez Trial Attorneys, aim to extract tens of millions of dollars from the agrochemical […]

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