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    @BigFish you ignore the people who are fired that earn between current and proposed min wage. If they aren't fired it is dead weight loss for econ. I have no problem with charity public and private, just dont think economy should be manipulated in order to achieve it
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@nxnn We've assumed costs are passed onto consumers, not that employees who make somewhere in the gap are fired.
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    @BigFish so its dead weight loss, but I wouldn't assume it gets passed along. Surely some people would be fired if min wage was raised from 7.25 to say 10. Look at youth unempt right now for instance. Plus like I said before its much more difficult to pay living wage than it seems
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    @BigFish the necessary living wage for a 32 yo single parent of 2 kids is far higher than the living was for a 16 yo high schooler just trying to earn summer cash and work experience. Businesses shouldn't have to pay the high schooler a wage to feed a family right?
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