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Economist’s View: Opinion- Alan Krueger- The Minimum Wage: How Much is Too Much?

Source: Economist’s View: Opinion- Alan Krueger- The Minimum Wage: How Much is Too Much? Good question, because how is a job where the employee bags groceries, rings up groceries, makes cheeseburgers, cleans up after people, takes orders from customers, worth. … Continue reading

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Brookings Institution: Center on Children and Families: Ron Haskins: $2 a Day, A More Complete Picture: The Next Stage of Welfare Reform

Source: Brookings Institution: Center on Children and Families: Ron Haskins: $2 a Day, A More Complete Picture: The Next Stage of Welfare Reform I agree with Ron Haskins here that when today’s Progressives say that Americans in poverty only live … Continue reading

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VOA News: Janet Weinstein- Activists- Higher US Minimum Wage Still Not High Enough

VOA News: Janet Weinstein- Activists- Higher US Minimum Wage Still Not High Enough The so-called conservative economist in this piece, said something that is simply false and perhaps even insulting to minimum wage workers, that I have to correct, or … Continue reading

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Slate: Opinion: Jay Porter: A Small Business Owner’s Care For Raising the Minimum Wage: Better Living Standards, Better Competition

Slate: Opinion: Jay Porter: A Small Business Owner’s Case For Raising the Minimum Wage, Better Living Standards, Better Competition The New Democrat on Facebook The New Democrat on Twitter This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger … Continue reading

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AP: Raw Video: Democratic Governors Push For Minimum Wage Hike

Erik Schneider on Google+ The New Democrat on Facebook The New Democrat on Twitter This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger I’m all in favor of increasing the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour; actually I … Continue reading

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Slate: Opinion: Matthew Yglesias: Work-Ethic and The Welfare State

Slate: Opinion: Matthew Yglesias: Work-Ethic and The Welfare State This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger This is the real debate we should be having when it comes to poverty in America. How to encourage people … Continue reading

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The New Republic: Opinion: Noam Scheiber: Raising the Minimum Wage Isn’t Just Good Politics: It’s Good Economics

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger The New Republic: Opinion: Noam Scheiber: Raising the Minimum Wage Isn’t Just Good Politics: It’s Good Economics There are both good political as well as economic reasons for raising … Continue reading

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