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    After Words with Don Watkins

    Don Watkins talked about his book Equal Is Unfair: America’s Misguided Fight Against Income Inequality, in which he discusses income inequality and argues that a minimum wage is…

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    Weekly Presidential Address

    In his weekly address, President Obama recognized all mothers in celebration of the upcoming Mother’s Day, and gave thanks to his wife and mother-in-law for their role in raising his…

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    Policy Proposals for Working Women

    Sabrina Schaeffer talked about the Independent Women’s Forum’s policy proposals in their recent report, Working for Women: A Modern Agenda for Improving Women’s Lives,…

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    Minimum Wage Increases and the Economy

    David Cooper and James Sherk talked about how increases in the minimum wage at state and local levels would affect local economies and businesses and the effect on workers' standards of…

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    Open Phones

    News headlines were read and phone lines were open for viewer calls on the question: “Should the minimum wage be raised to $15 an hour?”

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    Open Phones

    News headlines were read and phone lines were open for viewer calls on the question: “Should the minimum wage be raised to $15 an hour?”

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    Minimum Wage

    James Sherk and Kendall Fells talked about efforts by some activists for a $15-per-hour federal minimum wage, possible implications of a wage hike, and the likelihood of congressional…

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    Open Phones

    News headlines were read and phone lines were open for viewer calls on the question: “What should the minimum wage be?”

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    Local Immigration Initiatives

    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti talked about ways that mayors can address national issues with local initiatives. He focused on about immigration and raising the minimum wage.

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    C-SPAN's 2015 StudentCam Grand Prize Winners

    Anna Gilligan, Katie Demos, and Michael Lozovoy, eighth graders at School for the Creative and Performing Arts Bluegrass in Lexington, Kentucky, and grand prize winners in C-SPAN’s…

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    The Artificial Wage

    The Artifical Wage was the grand prize winner in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. The video was produced by Anna Gilligan Katie Demos, and Michael Lozovoy,…

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    Wages and Economic Growth, Panel Discussion

    Economic and labor analysts talked about raising wages for low-wage workers in the United States. Topics included the economic impact of raising wages, voluntary increases versus…

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    Wages and Economic Growth, Mark Bertolini

    Mark Bertolini delivered a keynote speech on wages, corporate behavior, and economic growth. Mr. Bertolini said AETNA’s employees had recently received as much as a 33…

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    Representative Chris Van Hollen on Wages and Economic Policy

    Representative Chris Van Hollen (D-MD), ranking member of the House Budget Committee spoke about wage stagnation. He outlined his plan to increase compensation for middle-and…

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    National Summit on Rasing Wages, Part 2

    Panelists talked about ways to lessen income inequality and increase wages. Topics included the relationship between raising wages and collective bargaining, and the impact of raising…

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    National Summit on Raising Wages, Part 1

    Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Labor Secretary Thomas Perez spoke about raising wages and the U.S. economy. They both called for raising the minimum wage and other reforms such as…

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    Terry O'Neill on Socio-Economics and Feminism

    National Organization for Women President Terry O’Neill talked about the socio-economic relationship between the minimum wage and the economic well being of women and their…

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    Annual British Youth Parliament Debate, Paying a Living Wage

    More than 300 members of Great Britain’s youth parliament, ages 11 to 18, gathered in the British House of Commons for their annual debate. The students debated five topics that…

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    Open Phones

    Headlines from the day’s newspapers were read and telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the minimum wage increases in 20 states and the District of Columbia slated for 2015.

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    Wages and Benefits

    Labor Secretary Tom Perez argued for raising the federal minimum wage, which was $7.25 at the time of the program. Following his remarks, panelists talked about enforcement of federal…

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