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The Idea of Raising the Minimum Wage has Aroused both Criticism and Praise

By Sarah Mummert  Perhaps what comes to mind when you think of minimum wage is flipping burgers at your local McDonald’s. Raising wages has become a topic of debate. The major supporters of raising the federal minimum wage generally have one concern on their minds: giving everyone the ability to obtain an equal standard of living. How to meet that goal? Raise the minimum wage, easy fix, right?  People get paid more, and everyone’s happy. But life isn’t easy, and we should be wary of ...