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In our country, learned ignorance is on the rise.


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So what are the effects of increasing minimum wages? Any Econ 101 student can tell you the answer: The higher wage reduces the quantity of labor demanded, and hence leads to unemployment.



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We should try to create the society each of us would want if we didn't know in advance who we'd be.



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