Debra J. Saunders

"When 98 percent of workers are paid below their true economic value, any assumptions of a truly efficient market in labor are absurd," Unz wrote, "and the rectifying impact of a higher minimum wage becomes absolutely justified."

Stelzer believes that if workers take home higher pay, increased consumer spending could in turn create jobs.

At the very least, a higher minimum wage would reward Americans for working. And that's a good thing.

Debra J. Saunders

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