The Economic and Social Implications of Raising the Minimum Wage & Aggressive Manhood

The fight over raising the federal minimum wage in the U.S. looks to be heating up, so James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana consider the extent to which most of the economic and the social questions being debated have already been answered (01:56). The guys also take a look at recent research on what makes men more likely to respond aggressively to threats to their masculinity (as opposed to physical threats) (42:13).

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The fight over raising the federal minimum wage in the U.S. looks to be heating up, so James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana consider the extent to which most of the economic and the social questions being debated have already been answered (01:56).  The guys also take a look at recent research on what makes men more likely to respond aggressively to threats to their masculinity (as opposed to physical threats) (42:13).

LINKS:
How raising minimum wage to $15 per hour could affect workers and small businesses (CNBC)

Republicans Grapple With Raising the Minimum Wage (NY Times)

Why the U.S. needs a $15 minimum wage (Economic Policy Institute)

'Be a Man': Why Some Men Respond Aggressively to Threats to Manhood (Duke.edu)