Tag Archives: #RaiseTheWage

It's Not Just About Wages

It’s time for a new discussion about wages. People who harp about hourly wages are tedious and mostly fooling themselves. The economic instinct in society should be and is making a decent life from what we have and are given. … Continue reading

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In Iowa's Hands

The Johnson County Board of Supervisors set a public forum Aug. 12 to collect information regarding its proposal to increase the county-wide minimum wage to $10.10 per hour in three stages by 2017. Something bigger than incremental hourly wage increases … Continue reading

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Missing Pieces Of #RaiseTheWage

The loud but small-sized movement to raise the minimum wage is made up of good people. There are not enough of them to make a difference. Their voice is amplified in corporate news outlets, but neither the federal nor state … Continue reading

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Overnight Dispatches

Even if we remove references to the mogul from the feed, Monday was a very busy news day. Word came last night of Herald Smith’s passing. Smith was founder of CRST, Inc., the trucking company he famously started in a … Continue reading

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