minimum wage

How to find out how high the minimum wage should be

There used to be a link between minimum wage and worker productivity, but this has diverged since the 1960’s. It’s time to bring this back. Anyone can be making minimum wage. It’s like that Bill Hicks quote: “Anybody can be … Read MoreRead More

Why a $15 minimum wage isn’t enough

While current political discussions in the U.S. involve whether to raise the $15 minimum wage, I argue that that doesn’t go far enough. I’ve been watching the recent political wrangling around the new federal economic relief bill. Looks like now … Read MoreRead More