Municipal follies & McDonaldization of the American worker
This week, thousands of protesters rallied in front of McDonald’s headquarters demanding the company raise their pay to $15/hour. Boom Bust guest host Ameera David weighs in. RT’s Alexey Yaroshevsky on the ground near the McDonald’s headquarters in Oakbrook, IL. Cate Long of Puerto Rico Clearinghouse tells us which states’ budgets concern her the most and gives her take on if it’s equitable for a city to pay pension costs in full while paying only 1 percent to other creditors. And in The Big Deal, Ameera and Edward Harrison continue the discussion on municipal finance, wages and the American economy.
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