Category Archives: Minimum Wage

Defining the Minimum

There are always minimum requirements. Kids at amusement parks know that, because they must be “this tall” to ride the Banshee or the Cyclone or the Vomit or whatever the amazing ride is. There’s no point in whining. It’s a … Continue reading

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Voodoo Time Again

Conservatives have it wrong about Hollywood. Of course Tinsel Town is tacky – sudden unimaginable wealth always causes that – but Hollywood is not subverting America with all its tales of sex and violence, or with its scorn of traditional … Continue reading

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Trustworthy Voices

The eighteenth century gave us lots of things – like Mozart and the steam engine and the guillotine – but it also gave us modern democracies. Monarchies would no longer do. Thanks to Rousseau and others, there was new talk of … Continue reading

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