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  •  Have you ever (4+ / 0-)
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    buffie, elwior, gramofsam1, mconvente

    Had to live on $12.50 or less an hour?  

    If people in the city are making a basic minimum wage, the economy will improve.  Why?  People who have more to spend stimulate the local economy which in turn creates even more jobs.

    Study Detroit, for example.

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