employers http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/8721/all en HuffPo Blogger Claims 'Working Class Got Brainwashed' http://www.mrc.org/articles/huffpo-blogger-claims-working-class-got-brainwashed <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/julia-seymour">Julia A. Seymour</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>If you’re an average middle-class person thinking of voting for a conservative on Nov. 2, the liberal website Huffington Post thinks you’ve been “<a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/myriam-miedzian/capitalism-uber-alles-how_1_b_775495.html">brainwashed</a>.” It’s the only explanation blogger and author Myriam Miedzian could come up with for your “self-destructive” voting habits.</p> <br /> <p>Miedzian was upset about the many Americans who don’t want to rescind the Bush tax cuts for those making $250,000 or more a year, even though they themselves make less than that.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/huffpo-blogger-claims-working-class-got-brainwashed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Business and Media Institute Business Taxes Americans employers percent Fri, 29 Oct 2010 19:30:00 +0000 admin 27049 at http://www.mrc.org CNN's Velshi Argues Boosting Minimum Wage Could Boost the Economy http://www.mrc.org/articles/cnns-velshi-argues-boosting-minimum-wage-could-boost-economy <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/ken-shepherd">Ken Shepherd</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >     So you want to grow the economy? Just force employers to pay employees more. That way they’ll spend more money, and voila! Economic growth!</p> <br /> <p >     That was CNN business reporter Ali Velshi’s economic analysis on the February 2 edition of “American Morning.”</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/cnns-velshi-argues-boosting-minimum-wage-could-boost-economy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Business and Media Institute Business Economy Government career employees employers job MediaBias MinimumWage money pay paycheck Wages workers Fri, 02 Feb 2007 17:40:44 +0000 admin 25635 at http://www.mrc.org