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    Default Nearly half of American workers have low-wage jobs

    A new report indicates that nearly half the working American population has a problem.

    According to a Brookings Institution analysis, unemployment may be down, but there aren't enough good jobs to go around.

    They say 44% of American workers are employed in low-wage jobs that pay median annual wages of $18,000.

    The report says their median hourly wages are $10.22. That's higher than the federal minimum wage which sits at $7.25. The minimum wage in Louisiana is also $7.25.

    That's nearly half of the American workforce who don't make what's considered a living wage. According to MIT, a living wage for a single person in Louisiana is $11.28. The poverty wage for a single adult with two children is $9.99.

    This isn't just a problem for workers who are young or inexperienced, according to the report. The low-wage workforce is primarily made up of post-college age adults and older Americans.

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    So much for the shills and their praise of Trump's great economy.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cinnabar View Post
    So much for the shills and their praise of Trumps great economy.
    The GOP dances to the tune dictated by their mega donors, and that is why we have got an income and wealth disparity.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Trumpet View Post
    The GOP dances to the tune dictated by their mega donors, and that is why we have got an income and wealth disparity.
    I've got news for you...the Neoliberals do as well and that is why they are shoving corporate tool Buttigieg AND Biden down our throats. Other than the Progressive wing of the party, the Dems lost their way.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Trumpet View Post
    The GOP dances to the tune dictated by their mega donors, and that is why we have got an income and wealth disparity.
    There should be a wealth disparity, Trumper. A garbage collector should not be paid the same wages as a brain surgeon.
    All work is noble but not equal in its value.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Earl View Post
    There should be a wealth disparity, Trumper. A garbage collector should not be paid the same wages as a brain surgeon.
    All work is noble but not equal in its value.
    What your problem Earl, you can afford the brain surgeon that you desperately need.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Trumpet View Post
    What your problem Earl, you can afford the brain surgeon that you desperately need.
    Maybe Uncle Ben will donate his services...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cinnabar View Post
    Maybe Uncle Ben will donate his services...

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    That was racist, racist.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Trumpet View Post
    What your problem Earl, you can afford the brain surgeon that you desperately need.
    That was ugly, Trumper... take it back.

    Allow me to correct your post.

    I can afford a brain surgeon if I ever need one...accident etc..

    Care to compare educational resumes?

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    And the farmers are filing BK cuz bad weather and tariffs. So sad Trump did not make America great.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Trumpet View Post
    What your problem Earl, you can afford the brain surgeon that you desperately need.
    Total deflection when you are beat it's your go to!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Earl View Post
    There should be a wealth disparity, Trumper. A garbage collector should not be paid the same wages as a brain surgeon.
    All work is noble but not equal in its value.
    That is not a 'wealth disparity'. It is simply a difference in wage.
    You are quite right with the rest, however. Wages are the result of price discovery in the marketplace.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Earl View Post
    There should be a wealth disparity, Trumper. A garbage collector should not be paid the same wages as a brain surgeon.
    All work is noble but not equal in its value.
    And there is it. Boom.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Earl View Post
    There should be a wealth disparity, Trumper. A garbage collector should not be paid the same wages as a brain surgeon.
    All work is noble but not equal in its value.
    and you are so simple minded you cant understand the world


    read some history


    it might open your closed brain

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    The Pareto principle (also known as the 80/20 rule, the law of the vital few, or the principle of factor sparsity)[1][2] states that, for many events, roughly 80% of the effects come from 20% of the causes.[3] Management consultant Joseph M. Juran suggested the principle and named it after Italian economist Vilfredo Pareto, who noted the 80/20 connection while at the University of Lausanne in 1896, as published in his first work, Cours d'ťconomie politique. In it, Pareto showed that approximately 80% of the land in Italy was owned by 20% of the population.
    It is an axiom of business management that "80% of sales come from 20% of clients".[4]
    Mathematically, the 80/20 rule is roughly followed by a power law distribution (also known as a Pareto distribution) for a particular set of parameters, and many natural phenomena have been shown empirically to exhibit such a distribution.[5]
    The Pareto principle is only tangentially related to Pareto efficiency. Pareto developed both concepts in the context of the distribution of income and wealth among the population.

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    Quote Originally Posted by evince View Post
    The Pareto principle (also known as the 80/20 rule, the law of the vital few, or the principle of factor sparsity)[1][2] states that, for many events, roughly 80% of the effects come from 20% of the causes.[3] Management consultant Joseph M. Juran suggested the principle and named it after Italian economist Vilfredo Pareto, who noted the 80/20 connection while at the University of Lausanne in 1896, as published in his first work, Cours d'ťconomie politique. In it, Pareto showed that approximately 80% of the land in Italy was owned by 20% of the population.
    It is an axiom of business management that "80% of sales come from 20% of clients".[4]
    Mathematically, the 80/20 rule is roughly followed by a power law distribution (also known as a Pareto distribution) for a particular set of parameters, and many natural phenomena have been shown empirically to exhibit such a distribution.[5]
    The Pareto principle is only tangentially related to Pareto efficiency. Pareto developed both concepts in the context of the distribution of income and wealth among the population.
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