Something Frozen For 21 Years Needs To Thaw Right Now
For 21 years, the "sub-minimum" wage has been frozen at $2.13 an hour. That's obscene. And, as the graphic below shows, it means the people working those jobs are twice as likely to need food stamps, aka SNAP, aka the thing Congress is trying to cut into smaller and smaller pieces until we're begging for food in the streets. Sorry, I got a little dramatic there...