Thursday, January 5, 2012

NPR flunks Econ 101, . . . again.

Dean Baker catches NPR reciting GOP talking point and misinformation on: Impact of the Minimum Wage on Employment and Low-Income Families | Beat the Press

"It asserted that many of the workers helped by the increase will be teenagers in middle income families who work for spending money. In fact, an analysis by Heather Boushey and John Schmitt of the last national law raising the minimum wage found that 70 percent of the people who would benefit were over the age of 20."

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