December 5, 2013 | NPR · Workers and advocates for higher minimum wages will be staging protests at fast-food restaurants and major retailers on Thursday. They want these companies to significantly raise the wages for their lowest paid workers. So what would happen, if for example, McDonald's raised its lowest wage to $15 an hour? In some cases, that would double the pay workers get now.
December 5, 2013 | NPR · David Greene talks to writer Gabriel Thompson about his experiences as a holiday temp worker at a fulfillment center warehouse. Thompson wrote about his experience for the magazine The Nation.
December 5, 2013 | NPR · The business that transformed the nation is the product of an obscure but hugely influential trade deal — and a cultural struggle over Korean food.