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In Response to a $15/hr Minimum Wage

30 Oct 2020 3 minute read 2 comments Zaliikha

It is true that the minimum wage in the United States is less than fair. Workers must be able to afford adequate housing without incurring a long-term debt. Joe Biden, the current democratic presidential candidate, plans to increase the minimum wage...

The Minimum Wage Doesn't Impact Unemployment Rate

11 Jan 2020 2 minute read 0 comments SouthernRebel

Any time there are talks about increasing the minimum wage, the same talking point comes back, "increasing the minimum wage increases the unemployment rate." Being from the south, all you have to do is look around an know that isn't true. The most re...

Consequences of the $15 Minimum Wage

25 Apr 2019 4 minute read 0 comments MattKeck

It won’t be long before the minimum wage becomes a hot topic in the 2020 presidential election. In 2016, candidate Bernie Sanders often spoke about the need to increase the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour for all workers. I find the conversation...