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Is Living Wage Measure a Soviet Plot?

20 Apr

Commenting on the living wage legislation he vociferously opposes — even the ultra-watered-down kind now making it through the City Council — Mayor Bloomberg said on his radio show recently: “The last time we really had a big managed economy was the USSR, and that didn’t work out so well.”

So, is that a worthy comparison in any way? City Limits wondered about this, talked to some actual Soviet experts, and filed this report.