@coachdrewglobal Minimum wage just creates more incentive to replace humans with automation, or cut jobs. The only thing that can cause raise in price of goods is rise in the demand or drop in the supply. If you care about wages, you should fight for increase in competitiveness, ease of creating businesses, so there are more businesses, and companies need to bid higher for the labor.
@dpc also, this really isnt about jobs being cit and automation. Its about theory that increased wages will leave the working poor with too much money to spend/too much purchasing power, leading to inflation, leading to higher interest rates, meaning higher cost of borrowing. In other words, they tell me that our economy depends on a large group of people staying poor.
@coachdrewglobal Well. Companies need people to buy stuff to make profit, and thus pay their shareholders. So it's all complicated. The whole system is completely rotten, but complex and opaque, so most easy answers are wrong. :)
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