Indeed. For a discussion on why we need this, and how much the wage inequality issue damages the very principles of democracy, please also view, for instance, Wealth Inequality in America: Infographics on the distribution of wealth in America: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QPKKQnijnsM www.pinterest.com/pin/533958099546351520/
This machine allows anyone to work for minimum wage for as long as they like... A person would then conceivably realize that this is what nearly 2 million people in the United States do every day... at much harder jobs than turning a crank. This turns the piece into a simple, yet effective argument for raising the minimum wage.
(gif set) "Okay, so it seems like we either address the root of this problem and fight entrenched sexism in our society, or all women simply change their names to John." ||| Gender Wage Gap ||| John Oliver - Last Week Tonight