Features related to low wages

  • July 19, 2014 | Perspectives

    Conservative members of the House Budget Committee showed up at a recent hearing on poverty to preach what they think they already know about people living in poverty. Continue reading

  • July 15, 2014

    Globalizing capitalism and its new extremes — rising prices and wealth inequalities — has a remarkable historical parallel in the events of the 16th century. Should modern-day capitalists be guarding the Bastille? Continue reading

  • September 9, 2013

    The Vermont senator fears military intervention in Syria would be a costly mistake at a time when America should focus on serious economic problems closer to home. Continue reading

  • July 22, 2013 | Blog

    Bill Moyers and Michael Winship reveal how the owners of capital wring even greater wealth from the sweat and sacrifice of workers, deepening America’s economic inequality. Continue reading

  • November 20, 2012 | Blog
    With the holiday shopping season fast approaching, Demos looks at how increasing wages in the retail sector would improve the overall economy.