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There’s A Reason It’s Called The ‘Minimum’ Wage. It’s Been Changed 22 Times To Keep It That Way.

The minimum wage started at just 25 cents in 1938, but that quarter was worth $4.15 in today’s dollars. This video shows how it’s gone up and down, reaching its peak in 1968 even though it was just $1.60 to them. Following the story is complicated fun.

There’s A Reason It’s Called The ‘Minimum’ Wage. It’s Been Changed 22 Times To Keep It That Way.
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Imagine if you were driving around, saw the flashing lights of a cop car behind you, and didn't immediately think you were in trouble. What if your first thought was that someone was here to help instead of giving you a ticket.

That'd be pretty great, right?

Police in Denver, Colorado have a new program designed to improve public safety as well as the relationship between the police and those they serve and it's something everyone can get behind. Instead of issuing tickets, officers will now have the option to hand out $25 gift cards in situations where people are pulled over for minor "fix-it" violations.

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