Welcome to the 38th edition of the Pivot Points and Pivot Points blog e-newsletter, by Ed Crego, George Muñoz, and Frank Islam...
This Week's Post: Minimum Wage, Maximum Dissent
President Obama's latest minimum wage proposal has left both the left and right upset. That's because it both does too much on its own, and doesn't do enough...
What We’re Reading: Hanauer, Will, Wiseman
Second Wave Partners' Nick Hanauer makes the business
case for a much higher minimum wage than the administration has asked for…
Washington Post columnist George Will explores the myriad of reasons we can't just bootstrap our way to better wages than our parents--our parents included...
Associated Press economics writer Paul Wiseman explains why a return to pre-crash household wealth levels hasn't resulted in a booming economy yet...
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