Rage against the wage
Rage against the wageWorkers across the US call for a living wage.
Photo via Flickr Creative Commons/Steve Rhodes.
How is it possible to work full time but live in poverty? That’s the reality for millions of US workers whose paycheck fails to cover the basics – food, housing, transport. So are low-wage jobs simply too low? Some say yes and argue billion dollar corporations should be legally required to pay a living wage. But what is a living wage and is it fair to hold some businesses to a higher standard? Join the conversation at 1930GMT.
In this episode of The Stream, we speak to:
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