it struck me today that one reason why wages haven't been driven up by the forces of the market is the prison-industrial complex; with prison labor available for pennies per hour, and record numbers of prisoners, there's no upward pressure.

Moonbeam is proposing a rise in minimum wage to $10 by 2016, which is likely to be meaningless by that date but still serves to push the statist agenda.

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