The Times magazine in a cover story this weekend did its best to promote this supposedly progressive set of proposals, even going so far as to run a series of pictures of low-paid workers who tell of their dreams of "what they'll do with" the new money their employers will be legally obligated to pay them. Cafe Hayek has a series of posts in response (first, second, third) which may serve as a much-needed corrective. More: Julian Sanchez, Reason "Hit and Run".
NY Times mag on "living wage" laws
Center for Legal Policy at the