Robert Reich: A Bold New Idea to Boost Wages
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Robert Reich: A Bold New Idea to Boost Wages

It’s time for a bold new idea to boost wages. The challenges are well known: Working Americans are struggling to keep up with the increasing cost of living. Unemployment is low, but wages of most Americans have remained flat. At the same time, the cost of everything from child care to health care to housing has been soaring. More than…

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Does Austerity Increase Inflation?
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Does Austerity Increase Inflation?

PAUL JAY: Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Paul Jay in Baltimore. One of the arguments in favor of austerity is that it’s supposed to reduce inflation. Cuts to public sector debt is supposed to reduce inflationary factors in the economy. Well, our next guest says perhaps it has the exact opposite effect. She just returned from Europe, where…

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The Try Guys Meet Ned’s Baby
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The Try Guys Meet Ned’s Baby

– Do you wanna hold him? – No, I don’t. – Okay. *upbeat theme song* – Today the Try Guys are coming over to meet Wes for the first time. – We haven’t seen Ned for three weeks. – I’m so excited. Oh my god. – I don’t know it. I’ve never seen it. I saw it in the photo……

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South Korea hikes minimum wage for 2019 by 10.9%
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South Korea hikes minimum wage for 2019 by 10.9%

We start with a big announcement by the South Korean government. It has revealed it will hike the nation’s minimum wage by nearly eleven percent for 2019,… surpassing the eight-thousand won mark for the first time since the system was introduced some three decades ago. Park Hee-jun has our top story. South Korea’s Minimum Wage Commission has set next year’s…

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