“If we want to reject eugenic policies and the racial malice behind them, we should also repudiate the minimum wage and embrace the universal right to bargain.” The Eugenics Plot of the Minimum Wage | Foundation for Economic Education

If we want to reject eugenic policies and the racial malice behind them, we should also repudiate the minimum wage and embrace the universal right

“But back in 1912, they knew better — minimum wages exclude workers — and they favored them precisely because such wage floors drive people out of the job market.” The Eugenics Plot of the Minimum Wage | Foundation for Economic Education

But back in 1912, they knew better — minimum wages exclude workers — and they favored them precisely because such wage floors drive people out

Guess who?  “Imbecility breeds imbecility as certainly as white hens breed white chickens; and under laissez-faire imbecility is given full chance to breed, and does so in fact at a rate far superior to that of able stocks.” The Eugenics Plot of the Minimum Wage | Foundation for Economic Education

Imbecility breeds imbecility as certainly as white hens breed white chickens; and under laissez-faire imbecility is given full chance to breed, and does so in

“After all, the original purpose of the minimum wage was to disemploy undesirables. Not having a job means not participating in the fullness of life. It’s a big deal.” The Cruelty and Carnage of the Minimum Wage: The Case of Tad | Foundation for Economic Education

After all, the original purpose of the minimum wage was to disemploy undesirables. Not having a job means not participating in the fullness of life.