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The Spirit of Value

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Value is something people probably don't think about too often even though they are faced with it every single day. As a matter of fact, value is the primary behavioral motivator of human beings. We do what we do based on what we value. There are many theories of value. For example the rather Marxist theory of value as a product of labor. How much work goes into a product determines its value. ...
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$15 an hour – are you really worth it?

Burgers!
"Ironically, the futuristic short-order cook has been developed to replace workers in one of the most progressive states in America. Several California cities have already raised the minimum wage as the state plans to push the rate to $15 by 2022." “This wage is not sustainable for a lot of companies… in that $5 increase, you’re talking about $12,000 increase per employee… where does that money...
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Do Sweatshop Protesters Help or Hurt?

I just want to work
A true sweatshop is a bad thing and immoral. There's more to being one than just long hours, hard work, and low pay. Those things are sometimes necessary to make a living, or as much of a living as possible. These protesters are against Nike for running sweatshops. Though they likely  mean well, their actions can have negative consequences for the very people they are trying to help. This i...
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