And if the minimum wage was lowered toBangladeshi levels there would be full employement in one hour its true.Your views on the Scandavain econimies are rather simplisitc to say the least, failures? Tell me Fagin how does Israelwhich has the worst extremes between incomes of all western countries benefit from low wages? What do you call successful economy?Where the balnce sheets look good and everybody is croaking?You are very American and rather limited in your views,you live in your bubble not really carring what happens to the slaves who wash your sheets.Great America where the cleaning lady of my hotel room cried, yes literaly cried when I gave her a 20$ tip. I thought I was in the thrid world,its the only other place I have seen that.Economics and society are more than just more cars and toys fagin it is about meeting human needs ,it is a proven fact raising the minimum wage is the ony way to lift most wage earners out of poverty.I suggest you do alittle reading.
Palestinian reportedly shot dead by Israeli soldiers after approaching Gaza border fence (Haaretz)
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