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Minimum Wage

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The New York Times has just published an article on the minimum wage that is a major embarrassment to liberals/progressives. Mind you, that was clearly not the Times' intent, but that is certainly the effect of the article.

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According to an article on the website Common Dreams, leftists are lamenting the fact that the federal minimum wage has not been raised since 2009.

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The purpose of a minimum wage is to establish a baseline income level for workers in a given jurisdiction. Ideally it's enough to cover basic needs like food and housing, but this isn't always a guarantee.

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Last August, the Los Angeles Times published an article on the minimum wage by a college intern from Duke University named Caroline Petro-Cohen. The article took California Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Elder to task for calling for an abo

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President Joe Biden is trying to get Congress to pass an increase in the federal minimum wage as part of a COVID-19 "stimulus" package. However, a recent experiment in mandating higher wages at the local level ought to make him think twice about

Article Image, by Laurence M. Vance

What do minimum-wage laws, child-labor laws, and overtime-pay laws have in common other than that they originated in the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) of 1938?

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Employment is at its highest rate in fifty years, and less than 3% of hourly paid workers receive the minimum wage, yet it has become a major talking point of many running for president.