Sunday, December 15, 2013

Knowledge is power and reading is good for you--- linkfest...

 I've read things; you should too!

Reading is good for you:  5 Studies Showing Why Reading is Healthy! 

Putting a $9 minimum wage in context | Economic Policy Institute 
Raising Minimum Wage to Not Enough to Ensure that Families with Fulltime Workers Live Above Poverty Line | CEPR Blog 
The Minimum Wage: A Crash Course 
Fast-Food Wages Come With a $7 Billion Side of Public Assistance - Businessweek 
Shining a Light on ALEC’s Power to Shape Policy
One In Four American Workers Will Be In Low-Wage Jobs For The Next Decade
Poverty nation: How America created a low-wage work swamp 
Garbage and Gravitas | The Nation Corey Robin on Ayn Rand
You're probably making 10% less than you were ten years ago. The top 0.01 percent is making 76.2% more. 
States losing billions in refusing to expand Medicaid, report finds - NBC 
David Bonior: The South finally coming around on benefits of unions 
Moral Monday Movement Coming to Georgia
Tax Shift Plans Threaten Georgia’s Future | Georgia Budget and Policy Institute 
Parental leave 20 years after FMLA
Union busting is a mortal sin [PDF]
Middle-Out Economics: A Truer Form of Capitalism | The Institute for New Economic Thinking
Cutting Class to Make Ends Meet | Georgia Budget and Policy Institute
Mandela: The Man and the Movement

And for your viewing pleasure:

What have you been reading?

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