Raise The Minimum Wage

Why we should care

The current minimum wage is a starvation wage for millions of Americans across the nation and it needs to be addressed immediately. If we don't raise it soon, people across this nation will be forced into poverty.

Cold Hard Facts

  • Since the 1960's the minimum wage has actually gone down after adjusting for inflation
  • Almost half of minimum wage workers are over 30


Long term impact: If the minimum wage isn't raised soon millions won't be able to afford neccisties.

Citations

The Atlantic. Atlantic Media Company, n.d. Web. 13 May 2016.


"Minimum Wage." AFL-CIO. N.p., n.d. Web. 13 May 2016.


"States Will #RaiseTheWage." US Department of Labor. N.p., 29 Dec. 2015. Web. 13 2016

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