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Breadline USA | AlterNet

Click for a well-argued article on the connection between failing minimum wage laws and poverty, the “missing class” of Americans who work hard and earn enough money that they don’t qualify for federal services such as food stamps but cannot buy food in the world of soaring inflation and food costs in particular, and the concept of a living wage.  Overall, a must-read from Alternet. Check it out.

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