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The Meaning of Walmart's Wage Hike

Irwin M. Stelzer

Markets work. That’s the message from Walmart’s decision to raise its starting wage for 500,000 of its 1.3 million US employees to $10 per hour....

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Immigration Advocates, Opponents—and Hypocrites

Irwin M. Stelzer

So long as there are poor countries and richer countries workers will try to leave one and enter the other, in search of work or of benefits. ...

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National Heartburn, Even With an Improving Economy

Irwin M. Stelzer

After celebrating our Declaration of Independence from the British oppressor, we will return to work Monday having consumed 155 million hot dogs and, ...

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