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originally posted by: Richn777
I don’t understand the tragedy of all this. According to these numbers there are not that many people on min wage.
originally posted by: macman
a reply to: Logarock
I don't see a problem here.
People are paid what their skill/education/experience brings to a company.
originally posted by: SubTruth
a reply to: ArchPlayer
Part of the progressive agenda was to push college as the only choice for success.....This is a lie. It flooded the marketplace and many young adults are not even working in the field they got a degree in.
Add on top of that the I am too good for that attitude because my parents always told me I was a winner. This is also part of the progressive mindset conditioning. Many young people are not even leaving the nest well into adulthood. Go into a mountain of debt you will never be able to pay back because the degree you earned is worthless. The plan worked and truth be told it will never change.
originally posted by: openminded2011
I don't really think it was just the progressive agenda that pushed this. When confronted about the state of slave wages in the present economy,quite a few conservative pundits always rationalize; "If you want to make more money, go to school and get an education". Education as the means to escape from poverty has consistently been pushed by the right wing for years now. Unfortunately most people are unable to take that advice because of the lack of money to do so(unless you want to go into debt for pretty much the rest of your life).
My buddy just graduate college and he's been looking for a job for 4 months without even as much as a phone call back. His degree is environmental science.
I believe anyone making under 15 dollars an hour is going to be screwed because of inflation.