Pro and con raising minimum wage

Social Networking ProCon.org

Are social networking sites good for society? Around seven out of ten Americans (69%) use social networking sites such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, and …

November 15th,2018

Standardized Tests - ProCon.org

Standardized tests have been a part of American education since the mid-1800s. Their use skyrocketed after 2002's No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) mandated annual testing in all 50 states. US students slipped from being ranked 18th in the world in math in 2000 to 40th in 2015, and from 14th to 25th in science and from 15th to 24th in reading.

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November 15th,2018

Social Networking ProCon.org

Are social networking sites good for society? Around seven out of ten Americans (69%) use social networking sites such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, and …

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November 15th,2018

Teacher Tenure - ProCon.org

Teacher tenure is the increasingly controversial form of job protection that public school teachers in 46 states receive after 1-5 years on the job.

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November 15th,2018

Beware The Man Of One Study | Slate Star Codex

Yes, it will. The sum of normal distributions is a normal distribution. There are of course reasons to expect an asymmetrical bell curve (the simple way to hack funnel plots is to game your choice of axis – here, for example, focusing on the elasticity of labour demand favours certain labour …

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November 15th,2018

What Actually Happens When You Raise the Minimum Wage

Some advocates of the $15 minimum wage wish to “stick it to the man,” hitting the billionaire CEOs. This small business CEO, however, claims that “last year, …

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November 15th,2018

Column: New study says the minimum wage ... - PBS NewsHour

Policymakers looking for ways to help low-income households have turned to minimum-wage increases in recent years. But a provocative new paper by the Seattle Minimum Wage Study Team at the ...

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November 15th,2018

Gay Marriage - ProCon.org

On June 26, 2015, the US Supreme Court ruled that gay marriage is a right protected by the US Constitution in all 50 states. Prior to their decision, same-sex marriage was already legal in 37 states and Washington DC, but was banned in the remaining 13.

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November 15th,2018

Cuba Embargo - ProCon.org

Since the 1960s, the United States has imposed an embargo against Cuba, the Communist island nation 90 miles off the coast of Florida. The embargo, known among Cubans as "el bloqueo" or "the blockade," consists of economic sanctions against Cuba and restrictions on Cuban travel and commerce for all people and companies under US jurisdiction.

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November 15th,2018

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Overview: ProCon.org, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit nonpartisan public charity, provides professionally-researched pro, con, and related information on more than 50 controversial issues from gun control and death penalty to illegal immigration and alternative energy.

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