About 5 years ago

08/24/2018 - ‘We’re The Ones It’s Going To Hurt’: Trump Tariffs Fuel Angst In Trump Country

Democrats, sensing an opportunity to make inroads into Trump country in the industrial Midwest and farm belt during the midterms, are hammering away at the tariffs.
 The Washington Post
The unemployment rate is often viewed as a barometer for how the country is doing – and the places with the lowest rates are usually described in breathless terms as boomtowns where workers are fawned and fought over. But what is happening in Ames, Iowa highlights an experience much of the nation appears soon to confront.
– Investor’s Business Daily
This week, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez “swung by” to say goodbye to a restaurant where she used to work. What she didn’t say is that it is closing because the owners can’t afford New York City’s soon-to-be $15 minimum wage.
– The Washington Post
CEOs who are paid less than the peers in their industry are more likely to engage in layoffs, according to a new research study.