How Stories Control Our Economic Reality
By Sakthi Karnan

HELP ME MAKE MORE VIDEOS: TUMBLR: TWITTER: Email me here: SOURCES AND FURTHER READING Nick Hanauer, "A report that analyzed every minimum-wage hike since 1938 should put a bunch of nonsense ideas to rest" (via Business Insider) 2016 Drew Desilver, "5 Facts About The Minimum Wage" (via Pew Research Center) Molly Ball, "A Plutocrat's Case for Raising the Minimum Wage" (via The Atlantic) Feb 2016 David Johnson, "See the Minimum Wage in All 50 States" (via TIME) 2016 CBO, "The Distribution of Household Income and Federal Taxes, 2013" Blanca Torres, "A year in, ‘the sky is not falling’ from Seattle’s minimum-wage hike" (via The Seattle Times) 2016 Caroline Fairchild, "Minimum Wage Would Be $21.72 If It Kept Pace With Increases In Productivity: Study" (via The Huffington Post) 2013 Lawrence Mishel, "The Wedges Between Productivity and Median Compensation Growth" (via the Economic Policy Institute) 2012 Matthew Yglesias, "The most important chart about the American economy you'll see this year" (via Vox) 2014