A new billboard campaign implies that $15 an hour for fast-food workers would undermine the value of higher education

“What? I get $30,000 a year with no experience or skill?” asks a billboard in New York’s Times Square, the self-styled crossroads of the world.

The poster, featuring a louche young man in sunglasses smiling smugly as he lifts one ear pad of his headphones off his baseball-capped head, is the work of a rightwing thinktank headed by Richard Berman, a man known to friends and enemies alike as “Dr Evil”, a scourge of liberal politics, friend of indoor smokers and now a sworn enemy of the fight for a $15 minimum wage.

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Source: The Guardian Circular Economy RSS