Food Stamp series at Marketplace

9 Apr

The Secret life of a Food Stamp Series:

http://www.marketplace.org/topics/wealth-poverty/secret-life-food-stamp

See the “wage wager” that helps set up a budget for a person on minimum wage. There are different stories, podcasts, and articles on this website, including ones on Walmart.

The Shocking Truth About What It Would Cost Us All If Walmart Paid A Living Wage

My wife and I do not shop at Walmart because it does not pay a living wage, which forces its workers to get on public assistance. But I am totally shocked by how easily that could change. This two-minute clip is da bomb.

(Oh, there’s also the fact that Walmart pretty much single-handedly created a good deal of China’s industry and shipping systems and thereby helped move a lot of our jobs overseas. But I digress…)

http://www.upworthy.com/the-shocking-truth-about-what-it-would-cost-us-all-if-walmart-paid-living-wage?c=ufb1

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