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The Sanders campaign, which has called for a $15 minimum wage since its beginning, now struggles to meet that demand for many of its own workers.
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This week marks the centennial anniversary of the Nineteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
During a CNN town hall on Monday, a student asked Democratic presidential candidates Bernie Sanders and Kamala Harris whether they would allow felons in prison to vote.
Today is Tax Day, the day when individual income tax returns are due to the federal government.
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The good news is, we don't have to wait for educational policy to change.
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Adult illiteracy is one of the most overlooked socio-economic problems in America.
It doesn’t really take that much money to be in the top 50 percent.
What makes your life meaningful? A recent Pew Research survey reveals that more Americans find meaning in money than in their faith.
Government shutdowns are complicated. 15 things to explain what is going on.
As the most widely observed cultural holiday in the world, Christmas produces many things—joy, happiness, gratitude, reverence. And numbers. Lots of peculiar, often large, numbers.
Five facts you should know about the Kim family, the secretive autocratic regime that has ruled North Korea for more than sixty years.
This Saturday is the 200th anniversary of the birth of Karl Marx, the most destructively influential writer on economics in world history.
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