Decades-long waits for green card if you were born in the “wrong” country


Should We Raise the Minimum Wage?

Margaret Schmidt examines the current debate on whether the federal minimum wage should be raised to what many call a “living wage.”

The Societal Impact of Long-Term Unemployment

Margaret Schmidt considers the damaging effects on the increasing number of people who are facing unemployment lasting 6 months or longer.

Should Unpaid Internships be Legal?

It should go without saying that new entrants into the workforce prefer to be paid for their work. Nathan Hoeschen explains why we should care that an estimated 500,000 young go-getters agree to work for free as unpaid interns every year.

Black Swan and the Ugly Ducklings

Unpaid internships are a rite of passage in the film industry, but Lisa Schmidt looks at two Black Swan interns who claim those coffee runs were against the law.