Henry George School
P O Box A3603 Chicago 60690 | (312) 450-2906

America’s #1 Problem: LOW WAGES

October 31, 2016

When:
November 29, 2016 @ 6:15 pm – 8:15 pm
2016-11-29T18:15:00-06:00
2016-11-29T20:15:00-06:00
Where:
Overflow Coffee Bar
1550 S State St
Chicago, IL 60605
USA
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Chuck Metalitz
(312) 450-2906

Between 1948 and 1973, Americans’ real wages rose almost as fast as their productivity. After 1973, productivity grew 147% but wages rose only 19%. This raises two questions:

(1) If workers getting less, who is getting more?

(2) Is there a way to restore the balance?

To solve the problem of poverty, and the many other problems that follow from it, ordinary workers need higher wages. George Menninger describes how to raise wages without interfering in the free market and without taking anyone’s earnings.

George Menninger is an instructor at the Henry George School of Chicago, and attendees at this free program will have the opportunity to sign up for his Progress & Poverty course.

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