Nickel and Dimed and Quartered

by Russ Roberts on November 23, 2004

in Film, Standard of Living

A friend of mine asked me the other day about Nickel and Dimed, Barbara Ehrenreich’s experience as a low wage worker trying to make ends meet.  She has a tough time.  It’s not easy living on the minimum wage.  It’s particularly hard to support a family of four on $10,000 a year.  My friend wanted to know how a classical liberal devoted to limited government would view the challenge of the working poor.  More


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