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originally posted by: CeeWhizzle
a reply to: Subaeruginosa
There is literally no way around it. You cannot raise minimum wage to a ridiculous amount (whatever is deemed "livable") and to expect a positive outcome. Capitalism does not work that way and it NEVER will. Socialism does not work well either. In the end, within a capitalist world, people need to suffer. There must be sacrifices for those who work hard to get to where they are today. That is the way the system works. I don't agree with it either, but this whole "livable wage" crap needs to be dropped. You will never solve the problem by paying everyone a "livable wage".
Everyone is fighting with each other over money. MONEY.
Why not go after the ones who own and create the money?! Hm? Or are you too scared to stand up to a corrupt government and law?
Hate the game, not the player.
originally posted by: toysforadults
a reply to: Edumakated
Honestly that sounds ridiculous.
Automation is coming no matter what that doesn't justify the nonsensical financial arguments that are made here
originally posted by: booyakasha
a reply to: Xtrozero
Just enough to:
Work 25 hours a week.
Buy a house
Eat at fancy restaurants.
Buy a $35,000 car
have two kids and a wife
go on vacation three times a year
You know!? the American dream we were all taught is achievable with hard work a discipline, but without the hard work and discipline.
originally posted by: Xtrozero
Same as Seattle, but that is not state wide, and Seattle is not a sh@thole...
Some problems is non-profits have all left, lower hours at first actually caused less pay per month, prices went up as example McD has to pay $16 per hour so a McD hamburger is 4 bucks normally and there it is 8 bucks. Smaller businesses have moved, closed or run less workers, so less jobs over all and we are seeing things like kiosk.
The jury is still out with me though on all this...