- States That Raised Minimum Wage See Faster Job Growth, Report Says - New data released by the Department of Labor suggests that raising the minimum wage in some states might have spurred job growth, contrary to what critics said would happen. In a report on Friday, the 13 states that raised their minimum wages on Jan.
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What can you say – unless you are a banker – to disagree with the conclusion of this piece that while it will always be true that bankers do not want to turn away business, they would probably rather sacrifice some of their yearly bonus than risk spending a decade of their life behind bars?Did the Banks Have to Commit Fraud? | Beat the Press.
Stumbling and Mumbling: Why idiots succeed.Prompted by the example of Britain’s recent Cabinet reshuffle one of my favourite bloggers presents eight mechanisms through which, sometimes, organizations and markets can actually favour incompetence.
Here’s a stunt Clive Palmer could copy every time he is attacked by Hedley Thomas in The Australian: take a shower while fully clothed and declare of such negative stories ““every time I see one, I feel like I need to take a shower.” That’s the approach Colorado’s Democratic Governor John Hickenlooper took in his winning gubernatorial campaign four years ago as he attempted to combat the pervasive use of negative ads attacking him.Like our man Clive, Gov.