Tag archive for ‘minimum wage’
Vered Weiss On Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015

Top CEOs Make 300 Times More than the Average Worker

– – Its good to be the CEO of a major American corporation these days. According to a new study from the Economic Policy Institute, they earn 300 times what the average American worker does. Much More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Friday, May 15th, 2015

Facebook Raises Pay for Low Wage Workers to $15 an Hour Minimum

– – Facebook has given its contractors a raise to $15 an hour. This is more than twice the national minimum wage in America of $7.25 per hour. The company also announced that it will provide these More...

Ilan Shavit On Monday, February 2nd, 2015

Recycling Controversy May Bottle Up Netanyahu Ahead of Election

 Illustration From the Israeli Facebook/ A growing controversy over alleged misappropriation of funds by the wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is the latest in a series of revelations regarding More...

Vered Weiss On Friday, January 30th, 2015

Billionaire Jeff Greene Denies Chutzpah Statement, Says Minimum Wage Should Actually Be Raised

Billionaire Jeff Greene, who got a lot of media attention when he said the average American should tighten his or her belt and expect less, claimed he was misquoted by a reporter in Davos. Greene told CNBC More...

Vered Weiss On Wednesday, January 21st, 2015

Obama’s Vision-Centered State of the Union Address Intended to Usher in Next Democratic President

President Obama’s State of the Union address might, at first glance, appeared to have been more about legacy than policy, but it might have a practical strategy in setting up a scenario for another More...

Lilach Weissman On Sunday, January 18th, 2015

Netanyahu: We’ll reduce economic dependence on Europe

The prime minister said that Europe was undergoing a wave of Islamization, anti-Semitism, and anti-Zionism.   Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said at today’s cabinet meeting that Israel More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Tuesday, January 6th, 2015

Millionaire Hedge Fund Manager Thomas Gilbert Sr Murdered by Own Son

Millionaire hedge fund manager Thomas Gilbert Sr. was murdered by his own son following a dispute over cutting the Gilbert Jr.’s allowance. Gilbert was founder of the $200 million Wainscott hedge fund, More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Thursday, December 25th, 2014

16 Year Old Maya Fishman Becomes Israel’s Youngest Doctor Ever

Israeli medical student Maya Fishman is only 16 years old and is set to become that country’s youngest doctor ever. But her family can’t wait that long for Maya to get her license to practice medicine since More...

Nadav Neuman On Sunday, December 7th, 2014

Obama adviser: Israel will overtake US in inequality

– Dr. Jason Furman told the “Globes” Israel Business Conference that Israel needed to diversify its bases of growth. –   Dr. Jason Furman, chairman of US President Barack Obama’s More...

Daniel Gros On Monday, November 24th, 2014

Director of the Center for European Policy Studies, Daniel Gros: Europe’s German Ball and Chain

– A storm-tossed ship near dangerous cliffs needs a strong anchor to avoid finishing on the rocks. In 2012, when a financial storm engulfed the eurozone, it was Germany that kept the European ship off More...

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