What Minimum Wage Means to the “Screwed Generation”

Perhaps there was no greater lightning rod in the President’s State of the Union Address this past Tuesday than the following statement:

Tonight, let’s declare that in the wealthiest nation on Earth, no one who works full-time should have to live in poverty, and raise the federal minimum wage to $9.00 an hour…let’s tie the minimum wage to the cost of living, so that it finally becomes a wage you can live on.[Read more]