Economic policy

Paying a living wage: who wins?

Originally posted on Prog Chik:
According to Gravity Payment’s CEO Dan Price, everyone wins. After raising the minimum wage of his employees to $70,000/year–and cutting his own salary to the same–Gravity Payment’s profits have soared. “I want the scorecard we…

Put your money where your morals are

Originally posted on Prog Chik:
Sure, we’ve all heard about the woes of factory farmed animals, the industrialization–and Monsantoization–of agriculture, and the destruction of unsustainable fishing. In an ideal world, all of us ethically aware humans would avoid mistreating the animals we eat–or stop…