Over at PostEverything. BTW, a friend who visits here regularly was mildly complaining about jumping around from site to site to read my posts. I sympathize, but we’re just talking a mouse click. And while OTE’ers bring very high quality eyeballs to this site, changing the world requires eyeball quantity as well as quality.
To celebrate the fifth anniversary of the last increase in the federal minimum wage and to call attention to the fact that the federal wage floor has not risen in five years, the US Department of Labor has declared July 24th to be a “Day of Action.” Coincidentally, a new book surveying the scholarly literature… Read more
Q: What can one do when the actions of humans just seem to be screwing everything up so damn badly? A: Listen to Ray Charles sing about it.
Here’s the WaPo’s discussion of the plan, out tomorrow. Here’s my take re what to look for over at PostEverything, of what to look for. Our anti-poverty infrastructure is actually much more effective than many people claim, including, as Bob Greenstein points out, Paul Ryan himself. Still, one is of course always open to ideas to improve… Read more
Over at the Upshot, with some info on real progress towards transparency in these private exchanges thanks to the work of NYS AG Eric Schneiderman.