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Reader: A $15 minimum wage would be a boon for the economy

"It’s about an elite that has hijacked the economic system."

"It’s about an elite that has hijacked the economic system."

Reader Jason Hollis responds to When the hamburgers you make are worth more than you are

"To get the economy back on track, spending power has to be in the hands of those who actually spend in the real economy. That means regular people, not the super-wealthy who tend to hoard wealth or invest in financial products.

"The minimum wage story is not just a story about income inequality, but rather it’s about an elite that has hijacked the economic system and made it work less productively than before while redistributing more of what is working to themselves."