Likely most taxpayers are unaware they are spending over $153.8 billion annually to subsidize corporate profits due to low wages that keep millions and millions of American workers on public assistance programs. It is that lack of awareness that prevents massive outrage against Republicans for opposing raising the minimum wage.
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Charles Murray, a scholar at the right-wing American Enterprise Institute, is most known for his book The Bell Curve, which argued that intelligence differences among racial groups explaining inequalities in America. It is widely regarded as an attempt to justify racism using pseudo-science.
We may be seeing such a time on the issue of income inequality in America. Right now the focus is on raising the minimum wage on the federal, state or even local levels, but the momentum behind it goes deeper. After decades of jobless recoveries and flat wages, it is becoming clear to more people that the system is set up to benefit a few at the expense of everyone else. Most people are working harder than they were before the recession, but for the first time in history, the increase in productivity has not resulted in higher wages."
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