The Minimum Wage Hasn't Changed Since 2009 and It's Starting to Show
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The Minimum Wage Hasn't Changed Since 2009 and It's Starting to Show

The last time there was any change on the wage was 10 years ago during the first term of former president Barack Obama, so it’s been a whopping 3615 days.

The 5 Key Differences Between Democrats and Republicans
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The 5 Key Differences Between Democrats and Republicans

These two major parties dominate the US political landscape, but it can be hard to tell the difference between them.

How to Make Peace with Identity Politics
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How to Make Peace with Identity Politics

The term identity politics has been thrown in political discussions many times, usually in a bad context. But now it's time to understand and make peace with it.

What It Is and Why It's So Hard to Define It
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What It Is and Why It's So Hard to Define It

Most people think they know what the word populism means, but it’s not really as straightforward as your local congressman would have you believe.

New Bill Could Raise Smoking Age from 18 to 21 and Reduce Smoking Rates
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New Bill Could Raise Smoking Age from 18 to 21 and Reduce Smoking Rates

Proponents of the legislation believe that the law will be crucial in saving lives. It’s expected to significantly reduce smoking among people between the ages of 15 and 17 by nearly 25%.

Here is How 2020's Candidates Plan to Lower Credit Card Fees
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Here is How 2020's Candidates Plan to Lower Credit Card Fees

Bernie Sanders and rep Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez are planning to set a nationwide 15% percent cap on the interest rates that consumers can be charged in a credit card.

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