Money

Wage Inequality: A Story of Policy Choices

By Heidi Shierholz, Lawrence Mishel, and John Schmitt Originally posted in New Labor Forum, first published on August 4, 2014. EPI’s President Lawrence Mishel and economist Heidi Shierholz and John Schmitt from the Center for Economic and Policy Research have published a new…

Wal-Mart is addicted to welfare

NATIONAL — Wal-Mart’s rapid expansion in the United States has been fueled by extensive use of public money. The world’s largest privately owned corporation received more than $1.2 billion in tax breaks, free land, infrastructure assistance, low-cost financing and outright…