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The minimum wage should be high enough that no subsidies either familial or governmental should be needed to keep a person making that wage alive and leading a dignified life. In other words, not homeless.

This is not a political point of view.(Or maybe it is) It just seems to me that if a business cannot return enough wealth to the worker so that the worker can live without subsidies, then the economy as a whole would be better off without the business.

After that it gets really complicated.

Personally, I am inclined to have a minimum wage for the reason I mentioned above. However, for the function of improving the lot of low wage earners, I do not think it will help. Wealth and freedom must be taken. They cannot be given and when anyone attempts to give more than opportunity it generally turns out poorly.

Cheers
Qazulight
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