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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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El Bipartidismo ha Muerto: What Spain Can Teach Us About Disrupting Two-Party Politics

Since the end of the Franco dictatorship in the mid 1970s, Spanish national politics has largely been dominated by two political parties: the conservativePeople’s Party (PP) and the Spanish Socialist Workers’ Party (PSOE). Yet that all changed after the general … Continue reading

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