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Minimum Wage, the Constitution, and the Long Fight for Popular Control Over the Economy

On April 4, the governors of California and New York signed off on legislation raising their state’s minimum wages to $15 per hour. While the public may disagree about the merits of this measure and what the cumulative effects will be, there … Continue reading

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How Would Congress be Different if the States Did Pass the Original First Amendment?

We all know that the Bill of Rights enshrined in the Constitution contains ten amendments. However, it is less well known that the Bill of Rights sent to the states for ratification originally contained 12 amendments. What we know today … Continue reading

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