Living Wage Debate
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The paper looks at one argument that is in favor of the living wage laws, while the other is against them. This is actually four papers in one, including an analysis of the argument in favor, an evaluation of the argument, a rebuttal to the argument referencing the article against, and finally a polemic stating a thesis that living wage laws do not help the poor.
From the Paper:"The adoption of living-wage laws by nearly one hundred cities and counties is a benefit to the local economies, thus is the conclusion of Maude Hurd, President of Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN), when she states, "When workers earn enough to support themselves, taxpayers spend less on food stamps, housing assistance, Earned Income Tax Credits, on other handouts" (Hurd, n.p.). Beyond the economic benefits, there is a general community wide enhancement when, as Hurd claims, "Communities benefit from less crime, more homeownership and increased...""
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