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Lawmakers Should Focus on Consequences of Minimum Wage Hikes – Not Mere Intentions

Michael Schaus, It didn’t take the new Nevada legislature long before it started toying with the idea of raising the minimum wage. Introduced within the first week of Nevada’s 79th legislative session, SB106 would incrementally increase the minimum wage from the current $8.25 per hour to a grand total of $12 per hour. Another more

What does the future hold for the International Criminal Court?

Brett D. Schaefer, For a certain kind of liberal internationalist, the International Criminal Court (ICC) is one of the world’s more noble innovations. Created by 1998 Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court and situated in The Hague, the ICC is charged with prosecuting war crimes, genocide, crimes against humanity, and aggression. Fourteen years after

Malaysia confirms debris found in Tanzania is from MH370

Malaysia said on Thursday that a large piece of aircraft debris discovered on the island of Pemba, off the coast of Tanzania, in June, was from the missing Malaysia Airlines jet MH370. A search of more than two years has turned up few traces of the Boeing 777 aircraft that disappeared in March 2014, with

Cuba’s Fidel Castro knocks sweet-talking Obama after ‘honey-coated’ visit

Retired leader Fidel Castro accused U.S. President Barack Obama of sweet-talking the Cuban people during his visit to the island last week and ignoring the accomplishments of Communist rule, in an opinion piece carried by all state-run media on Monday. Obama’s visit was aimed at consolidating a detente between the once intractable Cold War enemies

Measles outbreak complicates 2 big Amish events

 Visitors from around the world to two upcoming events in the state’s Amish country could come away with more than they bargained for, health officials fear — a case of measles from the nation’s largest outbreak in two decades. The outbreak, with more than 360 cases, started after Amish travelers to the Philippines contracted measles

Obama Family Spends More Than The Queen On Travel

Floyd Brown,   “Without precedent” is how one member of Congress described it. Another member announced it was “nearly unbelievable.” No, they weren’t talking about the latest Obama girls’ outing to China. They were talking of the more than $1 billion spent on travel every year by Obama and his family. Or, as Britain’s Daily Mail