Is That Minimum-Wage Study Real, or Is It Bogus?

A 10-point checklist to help you determine when conservative groups are trying to feed you disinformation on minimum-wage increases

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It’s unfortunate that there’s no single arbiter of fairness when it comes to economic studies, and that bad actors are exploiting these studies to promote their agenda.

Concern Troll Studies

Data Contortion Studies

Confirmation Bias Studies

Finally, Consider the Source

Political writer at Civic Ventures. Co-founder of the Seattle Review of Books. Author of comics including PLANET OF THE NERDS.

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