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The Right’s Anti-Minimum-Wage Arguments Have Pretty Much Stayed the Same for 80 Years

Source: In These Times By Branko Marcetic Over the past year, the campaign to raise the minimum wage has been steadily accumulating prominence, political allies and, most importantly, successes. Not surprisingly, it has also occasioned a pushback from conservative politicians and columnists who view its increase as a misguided, self-defeating folly. The main points of the conservative argument against raising …


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Let’s Raise the Minimum Wage

Source: U.S. Department of Labor’s Youtube Page Workers, business owners and community leaders share why they think it’s time to raise the federal minimum wage. Visit www.dol.gov/minwage to learn more about this issue.