$15 an Hour Is the Compromise

Mar, 02 2021

Protesters call on Congress to establish a $15-an-hour federal minimum wage. (Bill Clark / CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images) Economist Dean Baker reminds us that for the first 40 years after Presi…

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A Florida tour group found a camera underwater that, apparently, had been submerged for years.

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Even some Republicans may find it hard to fight the generous benefits Democrats are handing out.

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