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Colbert Boosts Striking Fast Food Workers Who Want $15 an Hour; Mocks Their Opponents

Striking fast food workers want $15 an hour and Comedy Central is all too happy to help boost their cause. Stephen Colbert performed his usual shtick of the satirical conservative and gave a ...
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NBC Takes 'Wage Gap' Activism to White House, Brags of Obama's Support

NBC News special anchor Maria Shriver played both roles of journalist and activist on Tuesday's Nightly News, as she promoted her own report on closing the gender "wage gap" while touting ...
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Fast Food Workers Strike, Demand More Than Double Minimum Wage

Networks downplay extremism as left continues push for ‘living wage.’
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CBS Wants Walmart to Compromise with D.C. By Paying Higher Wages

O’Donnell: ‘Very smart’ to call for retail chain to give in.
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PolitiFact Whiffs Again, Rates Accurate Romney Claim 'Half True'

Fact-checking website PolitiFact has rated two accurate claims by the Mitt Romney campaign as "Mostly False" and "Half True" for contextual reasons. However, when President Obama made a ...

ABC Blames 'Decline of Organized Labor' for Income Stagnation

Reporter Ray Sanchez gives ample story space to SEIU union rep and member, avoids criticism of unions.

Are Autoworkers Really Making $73 an Hour? No, Says UAW & NYT...

...but Yes, says the Heritage Foundation and the automakers themselves.

NY Times Dismisses Growth in Dire '08 Outlook; Says Bush in 'Denial' about Economy

Other major newspapers are neutral or cautiously optimistic about economic predictions for 2008.

Missing the Economic Glory Year of...1979?

Middle-class wages are going extinct, and the paper's gloomy economics reporter Louis Uchitelle is on the case.

Wal-Mart Employees: Fat, Poor, Unhealthy Robots

Michael Barbaro: "Its workers earn, on average, less than $20,000 a year, which means that fitness and ecology are, by necessity, relatively low priorities....And a disproportionate number of its ...
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