Backward Wisconsin

(“Cartoon from the records of the National Child Labor Committee (U.S.). During the Progressive Era many organizations were formed to outlaw the child labor that was a feature of Gilded Age industrial revolution, which included teenage girls working long hours… Read More ›

A “Living Wage” Lives On

Though a Senate committee approved a bill (3-2 on party lines, no need to say which is which)  to limit “living wage” laws in Wisconsin– a mean-spirited bill aimed at preventing Milwaukee County from approving a new living wage ordinance–it appears that, according to Senate Majority… Read More ›