Low wages







“Competing for low wages is not good for American workers, is not good for consumers or companies either, although there is some benefit in the short term.”

Howard Wial, executive director of the Center for Urban Economic Development, on the reasons why wages for manufacturing jobs in the U.S. will continue to fall, Oct. 3 Chicago Tribune

“The best I can really hope for is that there is a cure for the disease.”

Rhonda McCullough, widow of the late entertainer Bernie Mac, at the ribbon-cutting for the Bernie Mac Sarcoidosis Translational Advanced Research clinic at the UI Hospital, Oct. 5 WBBM News Radio

“Many Latinos feel that their issues are always put on the back burner. And a lot of people don’t feel that the system is representing their interests. They feel that the system is rigged, that their voice is not important.”

Xóchitl Bada, assistant professor of Latin American and Latino studies, on a recent report that Latino voter registration has dropped despite population growth, Oct. 3 WBEZ-FM

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