Monthly Archives: February 2014

State Rep Says Employees Can Raise the Minimum Wage By Working Harder and Faster

ShareState Representative Phil Potvin is known for saying dumb things.  So it is no surprise that his answer to 7&4 News reporter Nathan Edward’s questions on raising the minimum wage left a lot to be desired.  Edwards asked Potvin how much the cost … Continue reading

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Four Ways Meijer is Morphing into Walmart (Including Donating to Privatize Your School)

ShareThere are a lot of reasons to choose Meijer over WalMart.  Meijer is based in Michigan rather than Arkansas.  Meijer is still a private business, 13th largest in the U.S according to Forbes, instead of a heartless corporation.  Some of Meijer’s workers are organized … Continue reading

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