40 Percent Of U.S. Workers Make Less Than What A Full-Time Minimum Wage Worker Made In 1968

Are American workers paid enough?  That is a topic that is endlessly debated all across this great land of ours.  Unfortunately, what pretty much everyone can agree on is that American workers are not making as much as they used to after you account for inflation.  Back in 1968, the minimum wage in the United … Read more »

‘Minimum Wage’ Leads To ‘Zero Wage’

Here’s and interesting thought/question: Does the minimum wage lead to a zero wage? Steve Chapman writes on reason.com that “It would be nice if every worker were worth $9.80 an hour. But not all workers are.” Unemployment remains high; job growth is sluggish; and millions of Americans have given up hope of ever finding work. … Read more »