Monday, March 14, 2016

Fight for 15 update: Seattle employment craters after minimum wage hike to $15/hour

(Hat tip: KimR) - Science! (Is economics really a science? I’ve long felt it should be taught alongside astrology or some related field.) In any event, the continent sized Petri dish which is the American jobs market has been the subject of much speculation since the Fight for Fifteen muscled its way into the presidential campaign debate. It’s a very populist position which the Democrats have been riding like rocket. At the same time, people who actually study such matters have been warning that it would backfire spectacularly... Read more at


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