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from The Huffington Post

Ikea's Minimum Wage Hike Was So Successful, It's Raising Wages Again

Republikkkan Fascists are Against Minimum Wage... know that it Improves the Economy + Reduces the Tax Burden on the Rest of Us. Republikkkans are against it...b/c it impacts the massive profits of the Republikkkan's Corporate Overlords who give Millions in Campaign Funding to keep those same Paid Puppet Republikkkans in office.

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...so, the people who are upset at the idea of fast food workers making $15 hr are not looking at this right. The minimum wage should be $15 hr and people who have gone to college to get a degree should be making $26. It's time we get mad at the right people and stop fighting each other.

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from Business Insider

A report that analyzed every minimum-wage hike since 1938 should put a bunch of nonsense ideas to rest

The results were clear. Of the nearly two dozen federal minimum-wage hikes since 1938, total year-over-year employment actually increased 68% of the time. In those industries most affected by the minimum wage, employment increases were even more common: 73% of the time in the retail sector, 82% in low-wage leisure and hospitality. When workers have more money, businesses have more customers and hire more workers. That is the virtuous cycle that has always described the way market economies…

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VOTE OUT GOP!!! Was Republican until about 6 years ago. Now Independent. The Grand Old Party isn't grand any more. Intransigent, uncooperative, bull-headed and in the way... the USA will do fine without them. They could have cooperated, thought, been reasonable but NO! For the good of the country toss them OUT!

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