There are many who say capitalism is the best thing ever. We agree. It's outstanding at inspiring people to want something different. Something better. And that's exactly what's happening.
You've heard the term "Velvet Handcuffs." It describes a job with benefits so compelling, leaving is a non-choice. Even if you hate the work. Gotta feed the kids, pay that mortgage. Velvet Oppression is similar. It is oppression, but oppression so good-feeling alternatives pale in comparison. You hear it all the time: "I hate this … Continue reading Why earning a living is “velvet oppression”
An NPR article today chronicles the increasing debate around raising the minim wage. The debate raises a dilemma...Increased wages will likely increase prices. Not saying that's a good reason for not raising wages. However, if hamburger prices go up, there could be a bizarre cycle. Let alone the quality of the food, sadly I think … Continue reading What to do about the Minimum Wage?