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As AOC Heralds Denmark McDonald's Minimum Wage, Here's How Much a Big Mac Costs There

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For years, people have been looking at the price of fast food in Denmark to argue for an increase in minimum wages in U.S.
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Dems Say Going Left Won't Hurt in 2022. Data Say It Will

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President Biden faces pressure from the progressive wing of his party on issues ranging from the $15 minimum wage to the $1.9 trillion COVID relief bill to...
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Job Creation, Not $15 Minimum Wage, Will Reduce Poverty

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Though the Senate parliamentarian rejected their efforts to include a $15-an-hour minimum wage in President Biden's so-called COVID-19 relief bill, Senate...
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Can we kick out immigrants like Denmark does? Critics snicker after AOC lauds McDonald's workers' wages in European nation

Can we kick out immigrants like Denmark does? Critics snicker after AOC lauds McDonald's workers' wages in European nation

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A time-tested talking point about wages of McDonald's workers in Denmark was invoked by AOC in a call for a minimum wage boost in the US. Her opponents asked if Washington should also adopt Copenhagen's harsh immigration policies.
The fact that paying workers a living wage is even up for debate is “embarrassing,” progressive lawmaker Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez tweeted on Tuesday as she called to override the Senate parliamentarian and push forward with the $15/hour minimum wage. The official ruled last Thursday that the proposal cannot be included in President Biden's $1.9 trillion Covid-19...
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AOC Calls Minimum Wage Debate 'Embarrassing,' Touts Danish McDonald's Wages

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is among progressive lawmakers pushing for a $15-an-hour minimum wage, a figure she described as a "deep compromise."
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