FDR on the minimum wage, and some charts

FDRsaidHat tip to Avedon’s Sideshow

wages-declineHat tip to occasional links and commentary

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10-ceosHat tip to The Big Picture.

Notice that this chart refers to CEO salaries alone while the chart above refers to total CEO compensation.

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screen shot 2015-06-12 at 1.33.47 pmHat tip to Business Insider.

While past performance is no guarantee of future results, it is always true that in union, there is strength.

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Here’s a trailer for a movie I saw Friday night.

This was one of the most inspiring movies I’ve seen in some time. It is part of the annual Labor Film Series held on a series of Friday nights in the Dryden Theater at the George Eastman House.

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One Response to “FDR on the minimum wage, and some charts”

  1. Holden Says:

    If only labor unions didn’t behave like gangsters and shysters more times than not. Then I’d feel less like I was simply trying to choose between the lesser of two evils.

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