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Drudge Retort: The Other Side of the News
Monday, September 20, 2021

Many Americans have been delighted to see wages rising since the end of the pandemic. But whether they realize it yet, inflation has already eaten up all of those gains " which highlights the fact that the U.S. economy has no system for making sure that wages keep up with inflation.

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"the U.S. economy has no system for making sure that wages keep up with inflation."

Well, depends on who you work for, I guess.

#1 | Posted by LegallyYourDead at 2021-09-20 03:43 PM | Reply

Well, the pandemic is not over...

Besides that - I received two good wage hikes during the pandemic so far and I feel like I am sliding backwards. Note: I do make a descent wage.

#2 | Posted by GalaxiePete at 2021-09-20 04:58 PM | Reply

A slow descent into alcoholism?

#3 | Posted by LegallyYourDead at 2021-09-20 05:17 PM | Reply

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#4 | Posted by LegallyYourDead at 2021-09-20 05:19 PM | Reply

"the U.S. economy has no system for making sure that wages keep up with inflation."

That's a feature, not a bug!

#5 | Posted by snoofy at 2021-09-20 05:21 PM | Reply

... the U.S. economy has no system for making sure that wages keep up with inflation. ...

Is that a job of the economy? If so, who is the person responsible for that task?

I do not think it is the job of the economy.

I do think it is the job of the economic system.

Big difference.

#6 | Posted by LampLighter at 2021-09-20 07:21 PM | Reply

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