The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #78659 Message #1421694
Posted By: Don Firth
26-Feb-05 - 03:40 PM
Thread Name: BS: Why do we need poverty?
Subject: RE: BS: Why do we need poverty?
I don't think anyone said that, Jim. But he should at least pay them a decent wage. Rational self-interest dictates this.
Henry Ford (not exactly a flaming liberal) was taken to task by some of his confreres for paying his workers the unheard of (until then) sum of $5.00 a day. He responded by saying, "I want to pay my workers enough so they can buy the automobiles we're manufacturing."