Over 40% of Black and Latinx households pay more than 30% of their income on rent, compared with 25% of white households.
If the minimum wage had increased as much as Wall Street bonuses since 1985, it would be worth $44 today
The 2020 bonus pool for 182,100 securities industry employees could pay for more than 1 million jobs paying $15 per hour for a year.
The Economist (2/15/20) ran a brief article last year with a startling headline: “Immigration to America Is Down. Wages Are Up. Are the Two Related?” Maybe, the article’s anonymous author answered, at least for the short term.