Lawrencians are still suffering from one of the worst recessions in history, yet wages have flatlined. The time has come to raise the minimum wage in our community.
Out of all developed nations, the United States has the most unequal distribution of wealth. Middle class wages have remained stagnant while the top 1% have seen 95% of the gains.
Raising the minimum wage is the one the best ways to combat income inequality and give Americans a raise.