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Leftist Minimum-Wage Nonsense

May 7, 2018 – Jacob Hornberger …… Leftists love proclaiming how much they love the poor, needy, and disadvantaged. One can understand why black teenagers and every other person who goes unemployed because of the minimum wage might reject that proclamation. Continue reading →

Freedom and the Minimum Wage

March 13, 2018 – Richard Ebeling …… Most of us both value and take for granted the ability to make decisions about our own lives. When busybodies put their noses and their mouths into our personal affairs, we often say or at least think, “Mind your own business.” Unfortunately, we live in a world in which too frequently government won’t leave us alone, and instead, very actively tries to mind our business for us. Continue reading →

A Basic Principle about the Minimum Wage

December 13, 2017 – Jacob Hornberger …… The minimum wage is why there is a chronic unemployment rate among African American teenagers of around 30-40 percent. If the minimum wage is repealed, that unemployment rate drops close to 0 percent. Continue reading →