The booming economy has created a labor shortage. So why are wages still low? Because employers are conspiring to make workers, even in low-wage sectors like fast food, incapable of leaving. Welcome to the era of monopsony-driven slave labor.
Ted Rall is the political cartoonist at ANewDomain.net, editor-in-chief of SkewedNews.net, a graphic novelist and author of many books of art and prose, and an occasional war correspondent. He is the author of the biography "Trump," to be published in July 2016.