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Minimum wage debate is part of complex reality

Minimum wage debate is part of complex reality

By Sophia Werthmann, Community HS, Ann Arbor, Mich.

January 31, 2014

Alex Brown, a Walmart employee, currently lives in an apartment that he shares with his wife and their roommate. He is an out-of-work PC technician laboring for about $10 an hour, which is $2.60 above Michigan's minimum wage. Even so, “I often find at the end of the month, that I’m left with very...