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Does the Minimum Wage Kill Jobs?

Debunking the perennial conservative talking point.

by Mike Konzcal and Bryce Covert

Human Resources Administration announces changes to a system long critiqued by advocates.
Posted Oct 8 2014 - 1:27pm
Though the territory’s street protests have largely died down, the pro-democracy movement proved it was in for the long haul.
Posted Oct 8 2014 - 2:17pm
What if, instead of accepting a future of climate catastrophe and private profits, we decide to change everything?
Posted Sep 16 2014 - 5:34pm


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Eighty percent of Americans want to hike wages, but powerful Republicans keep saying no.

Berkeley vs. Big Soda

Berkeley residents overwhelmingly support the measure, but beverage companies are fighting back.

Williston, North Dakota

Thanks in part to Williston, North Dakota, the United States surpassed Saudi Arabia in total oil and gas production, making the nation the number one consumer and producer of fossil fuels. 

After Friday’s violent clashes, the greatest conflict facing the movement may come from within.