The #Unexpectedly Chronicles Cause and Effect Seattle Edition

You might have missed these two stories in all the Trump Tweet stuff but you might want to remind yourself what we're fighting against before you jump off the wagon. Cause: Seattle’s minimum-wage law is boosting wages for a range of low-paid workers, but the law is causing those workers as a group to lose … Continue reading The #Unexpectedly Chronicles Cause and Effect Seattle Edition

Under the Fedora: Men win the Sexual Revolution, Local vs national stories, Curt Schilling and Tossing the Ice Cream

Haven't done an "Under the Fedora" piece for a while so here goes. The Difference between a national story and a local story is illustrated in Minneapolis: A woman was sexually assaulted by a group of four men and a teenager while walking along a south Minneapolis street Saturday evening, according to a safety advisory … Continue reading Under the Fedora: Men win the Sexual Revolution, Local vs national stories, Curt Schilling and Tossing the Ice Cream

The $15 an Hour Cause Meets the $30 Pizza Effect

This morning I wrote about a business that answered the $15 minimum wage in SF with Robots eliminating many of those positions. Via Lynn on Twitter we see a SF business that has gone in the other direction since April, along with newly printed menus, every table sports a laminated card explaining just what a … Continue reading The $15 an Hour Cause Meets the $30 Pizza Effect

The $15 hr Cause meets the Robot Effect in San Francisco

There is a new fast food chain that is opening up in San Francisco per this report at KQED: San Francisco’s Newest Fast Food: Healthy, Cheap and Served by Robots Do tell: Across the country, restaurants are looking for innovative ways to keep humans out of the picture. But what’s unique about Eatsa is the … Continue reading The $15 hr Cause meets the Robot Effect in San Francisco