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Robert Reich Reveals 4 Truths About the Minimum Wage

In the latest video on Upworthy's Workonomics channel, former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich explains the top reasons to support an increase in the minimum wage and refutes the arguments against it. From discussing the effects of raising the wage on the economy to who really benefits from the minimum wage, Reich explains the key facts in less than three minutes.

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