Thom chats with a caller who brings up a “study” on minimum wage that’s been making the rounds recently, claiming all sorts of calamitous effects if it’s raised. But the study is poorly conducted and likely supported by right wing “think tanks” who want to maintain wealth and privilege for their mega rich donors.

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