Raising The Minimum Wage Is The Issue Of Social Equality

1398 Words Nov 10th, 2015 6 Pages
God, glory, and gold are the 3G’s, and that is also the main reason why the Europeans originally came to America. Today, the 3G’s still stand, but not everyone is able to achieve them and especially the immigrants. In the early colonial days, immigrants were called upon. Today they are frond upon, and are getting threaten to be deported back to their origin country. In Framing Class, Vicarious Living, and Conspicuous Consumption, written by Diana Kendall, and in The Missing Class, written by Katherine S. Newman and Victor Tan Chen. Both of these excerpts go on to talk about how the media portrays a specific class only, and how many people are forgetting about the poor working class. Today media focuses on the rich and upper middle class. For instance, they focus one Donald Trump, who is running for president. Instead of the issue of raising the minimum wage for fast food workers. The issue of raising the minimum wage is the issue of social equality. This shows the importance of how social equality is a major issue for people. Social equality has caused an inequality between the poor and rich, which has limited the opportunities for the poor working class.
In the Middle Class it states, “54 million Americans households earning roughly between $20,000 and $40,000 for a family of four” (Colombo, Cullen, and Lisa 352). This signifies how there are more people in the poor working class rather than the middle class. The importance of this is how there are more, poor working…

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