58 minutes | Mar 5, 2021

When will the US raise its minimum wage and Rishi Sunak’s second UK budget

Today we are joined by Writer and journo Emma Burnell in London, Actor Terry Molloy in East Anglia and Mic Wright Editor at Conquest of the Useless, the media criticism newsletter in Norwich, businessman Alex Bishop in Hamilton Canada, Clint Loshe ex Capitol Hill staffer in Washington, Eric Marcus of the Making Gay History podcast in New York, pundit Doug Levy San Fransisco and Steve O’Neil the ex deputy head of policy for the Liberal Democrats in London. In a week that has seen Daft Punk hang up their helmets, we ask why is the minimum wage in the US so low and why didn’t a bill to raise it pass in congress?
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