April 22, 2022

In Pursuit of: Wages in America

In Pursuit of: Wages in America

In this episode Kevin tries his best to shed light on the wage conversation in America today. Looking at the origins of the federal minimum wage to what could be considered a “living wage” and how that could be calculated.


Content Warnings: Adult Language

In this episode Kevin tries his best to shed light on the wage conversation in America today. Looking at the origins of the federal minimum wage to what could be considered a “living wage” and how that could be calculated. 

His expertise regarding Wages in America? He does, in fact, work in America.

Their qualifications to discuss the topic? Random life experience and caffeination during recording sessions.

Basically, anything they discuss? Don’t take their word for it - but they hope you enjoy the show!

 

Common Ground This Week:

Kevin's Current Go-To:  Fog Chaser Coffee, 2 lb. Bag, but today... Water.  

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Sources:

Oxford Dictionary: https://www.oed.com/ 

Merriam-Webster: https://www.merriam-webster.com/ 

MIT LW calculator

Living Wage

Roosevelt's direct speech

CPI 2022

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