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Abandon minimum wage in favor of living wage

Swaney said he will fight to make things better for the working class. "The first thing that I have in mind is an increase in the minimum wage," Swaney said. "In the Green Party, we actually support abandoning the entire concept of minimum wage, which is nothing more than a slave's wage. We believe we should be gradually moving towards a living wage and we believe everyone who works a 40 hour week ought to be paid enough in that 40 hour week to take care of themselves and one or two other family members.
Source: KAIT-8 on 2014 Arkansas Senate race , Jul 26, 2014

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