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About Robert B. Reich
Robert B. Reich, Chancellor’s Professor of Public Policy at the University of California at Berkeley, was Secretary of Labor in the Clinton administration. His new film <a href="http://inequalityforall.com/" target="_blank">“Inequality for All"</a> is now playing in theaters nationwide. Time Magazine named him one of the ten most effective cabinet secretaries of the twentieth century. He has written thirteen books, including the best sellers <a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0345807227/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=0345807227&linkCode=as2&tag=isidewcom-20" target="_blank">“Aftershock"</a> and <a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0679736158/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=0679736158&linkCode=as2&tag=isidewcom-20" target="_blank">“The Work of Nations"</a>. His latest, <a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0345804376/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=0345804376&linkCode=as2&tag=isidewcom-20" target="_blank">"Beyond Outrage"</a>, is now out in paperback. He is also a founding editor of the American Prospect magazine and chairman of Common Cause. Follow him at <a href="https://twitter.com/RBReich" target="_blank">@RBReich</a> or <a target="_blank" href="https://plus.google.com/107528389672865716016?
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Minimum wage should keep step with the cost of living,then if you want more,work more. 3 years ago from a Republican in Tazewell, TN
The jury is out on this one, but minimum wage jobs should never be treated as full time adult workers or wages raised just to meet a full time wage standard. Minimum wage jobs are just that...miniumum wage for extra pin money, no more. 3 years ago from a Republican in Menomonee Falls, WI
No. It will increase unemployment. 3 years ago from a Republican in Santa Clara, CA
No. The minimum wage is not supposed to be lived on. It should be a stepping stone to getting a better job. 3 years ago from a Republican in Hanford, CA
No, but it should be raised and have a system in place to adjust it with inflation every year. 3 years ago from a Republican in Dover, DE
No, as they're already getting supplemental income from all the state/federal programs. Besides, that will give employers all the more reason to layoff or cut hours of full time workers so they are not held to that higher wage. There should be some... 3 years ago from a Republican in Ballwin, MO
When wages go up so do prices for goods and services, so it is a never-ending cycle. 3 years ago from a Republican in Spokane, WA
Ensure that those earning minimum wage and working full time are more compensated than those living strictly on entitlement programs. 3 years ago from a Republican in Leesville, LA
You can't keep upping the minimum wage because as it increases the cost of goods increase and you only have a temporary "living wage". 3 years ago from a Republican in Phoenix, AZ
Encourage companies to pay living wage but not require it. 3 years ago from a Republican in Salt Lake City, UT
Minimum wages cannot keep up with the cost of living increases, so just leave the minimum wage at a level where people can live with what they make. However, that doesn't say that will bring them out of poverty. There is always their choice to... 3 years ago from a Republican in Roseburg, OR
No. The idea of a minimum living wage is a fantasy. Raising the minimum will always raise prices. 3 years ago from a Republican in Riderwood, MD