Yes, indeedy, like most ideas promoted by Progressives/Liberals/Socialists, the helpful-sounding minimum wage is more about keeping the unqualified job seekers (read minorities) out of the labor market than it is about improving the living standards of the lowest strata of wage earners. It’s time to start calling a spade a spade (so as to speak), and nail the Left for their plainly racist legislation. Take a look at the suave, debonair, thirty years younger Professor Walter E Williams in this video which he cut in 1984, for NPR, no less: Williams shows that raising the minimum wage cuts opportunity for minorities – always has, and always will. See Steve’s piece on the topic, too.
This video was one of three – watch them all here.