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  • 01:10

    Raising the Minimum Wage

    in Business

    This week, we'll be discussing the economic impacts of raising the minimum wage, explaining the studies behind similar endeavors, and talking about the business impacts of such decisions. 


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  • 00:31

    Why there should be NO minimum wage!

    in News

    Justin explains why there should be no minimum wage at all. He backs it up with evidence and tells how destructive the minimum wage is. And how it hurts the people it's suppose to help!

  • 02:00

    Should Minimum Wage Be $15 An Hour?

    in Motivation

    In this episode we'll talking rasing minimum wage. In the wake of the McDonald's strike in New York for a $15 an hour start, should fast food or retail workers get paid $15 an hour? Should Minimum wage go up to $15 an hour? What are the benifts or flaws that may come with rasing minimum wage? We'll discuss. We also will like your opinions as well so feel free to call in.

  • 00:59

    Inside Out Look at Increased Minimum-wage Impact on Franchise Restaurant Brands

    in Business

    "Minimum-Wage Issue Exerts Maximum Impact On Restaurant Industry" was a recent headline on Forbes.com and is the concern of many restaurant industry professionals including those of franchise brands with tens, hundreds and thousands of locations nationwide. Rising wages will force price increases across the menu. Brands have already begun to push their prices up as their labor costs have risen, either from mandated or expected hikes to the minimum wage or from costs associated with health care coverage. In addition, several national brands have already begun to roll out self-order kiosks to reduce labor.


    This week on Franchise Today, co-hosts Stan Friedman and Paul Segreto welcome long-time franchise and restaurant industry professional, Lynette McKee. With over two decades experience at Dunkin Brands, Burger King, Dennys, Checkers and Metromedia Restaurant Group, Lynette shares her perspective from the inside out of a labor-intensive industry that has already seen rising costs and declining profits. With a wealth of experience and time committed to education and leadership programs, Lynette also shares her insight on creating opportunities for minorities and women in food service and franchising.


    Franchise Today airs LIVE Wednesdays at 11AM CT / 12PM ET with on-demand access on iTunes.


     

  • 02:01

    world call in, minimum wage verses living wage...

    in Energy

    What good is a minimum wage?  Don't we really want a living wage?  At least that.  We will talk this over and the implications of both types of wage.  Are either of them compatable with the concept of the human energy renewable measure?   Then, more talk about climate change and its impacts on natural sytems.


     


     

  • 01:48

    Raise the Minimum Wage

    in Politics Progressive

    Raise the Minimum Wage


     


    “What we have here is a food fight for the profits that will come either from exports of crude oil or exports of refined products,” said Amy Myers Jaffe, executive director of energy and sustainability at the University of California, Davis, who testified before Congress recently in favor of lifting the ban. “It’s like an argument inside a family business but one that could result in huge market distortions that can either hurt the consumer or our national security.”

  • 00:31

    The Minimum Wage Debate

    in Comedy

    Is Minimum Wage too low? Are wages too low period? Join the discussion,  (646) 595-3259, and let us know how you really feel !!


     


    Young NAACP and Omega Psi Phi Representative, Caleb Jackson will be joining the show!


     


    Also: "Five Things You Can't Do On Minimum Wage" !

  • 00:03

    XL and Minimum Wage Deal

    in News

    Let’s talk about the minimum wage and the XL Pipeline.  Or as my liberal friends call it – me being an elitist capitalist snob or as my conservative friends call me – a socialist Marxist bleeding heart.


    I am for this deal in Congress.


    Here’s why.


    Let’s talk about the minimum wage and the XL Pipeline.  Or as my liberal friends call it – me being an elitist capitalist snob or as my conservative friends call me – a socialist Marxist bleeding heart.


    I am for this deal in Congress.


    Here’s why.


    We need to lift the minimum wage to at least the poverty level.


    But here’s what I also want.  We need a drop in corporate taxes.  We also need massive tax reform that would wipe out most tax deductions for businesses mainly the major corporations.


    Passing XL in return also makes sense.  It will create more jobs.  It will keep Canadian energy dollars here in North American without letting China get a stronger foothold.  It will hopefully keep energy prices down that are going to soar thanks to Russia and the Ukraine situation.


    Does XL pose a risk?  Absolutely.  But here’s the trade off I am willing to make I the short run.  I want the US to have more economic control over the world’s energy – not Russia and China.  I want the US to fight this way and not with troops on the ground.


    Will this deal happen in Congress?


    No, there are too many special interest groups bribing – my term – our elected and soon to be elected members of Congress.  It won’t happen.


    But it should.


    Give me your thoughts on my capital elitist socialist views.


     

  • 00:46

    The Minimum Wage Fight for 15

    in Politics

    From California to Maryland, growing numbers of cities counties are enacting higher local minimum wages to fight poverty locally.  They have found that these policies have improved jobs and local economies, without hurting business growth.Washington, D.C. and two suburban Maryland counties raised their minimum wage to $11.50 and voters in suburban SeaTac, Washington approved a
    $15 local wage late last year, leaders in cities like Seattle, Chicago, San Francisco,Oakland and San Diego are now proposing city wages as high as $15. National Employment Law Project and Fiscal Policy Institute

  • 02:56

    The Cost To America For Obama's Failure, Hike In Minimum Wage Costs Jobs

    in Politics

    Mark Moyar-Strategic Failure: How President Obama's Drone Warfare, Defense Cuts, And Military Amateurism Have Imperiled America.  Mark is a distinguished historian and expert on US national security, has served as a consultant to the senior leadership of US Special Operations Command, US Central Command, and the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan.


    Mark Perry-The AEI scholar and professor of economics and finance explains the Report that blames 1,000 Jobs Lost in Seattle because of the newly increased Minimum Wage.


    Jen Horn-From Hollywood, CA, Jen Horn our resident Cultural Crusader reports on the latest entertainment & cultural happenings.


    Kelly Schaefer-Nineteen-year-old Kelly had it all—a healthy and athletic body, a star basketball-player boyfriend, and a fun college life with close friends. But everything changed when a drunk driver rendered her a quadriplegic.  


    Craig Huey-Coordinator and speaker for the Election Forum and publisher of one of the largest Christian political newsletters in America, Reality Alert reports on an Evangelical Poll for the 2016 election.


    Commander Emmanuel Khoshaba-August 11th was the one year anniversary of the establishment of the Assyrian Army(Dwek Nawsha) which came about after repeated massacres, kidnappings and displacements of the Assyrian people trapped on the Nineveh Plain. 




  • 00:31

    Beyond the Minimum Wage In A Socialist Economic System

    in Politics Progressive

    In this episode, we discuss how a socialist economic system could move us beyond a minimum wage economic system to a living wage economic system. We highlight the history of the minimum wage and the inherent contradictions with this form of wage slavery.


    Be sure to check our prior shows to about how we define socialism and why we think it's a better economic system, and how it can benefit all of humanity.