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July 6, 2022

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During his term, Scomo made plenty of decisions that helped lead us to the inflation we face today.

When he says we should not raise the minimum wage in line with that, he’s really saying that the minimum wage earners should be the ones to bear the brunt of the costs of inflation. Once again, the poorest are expected to take the hit.

Asphyxia, Mullumbimby

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