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Don’t Forget Young Americans in the Minimum Wage Debate

On Tuesday’s State of the Union, President Obama delivered a bold proposal: raise the federal minimum wage limit from $7.25 to $9. While both Republicans and Democrats seem to be lining up on their usual sides, there seems to be an untouched caveat to the entire debate: the impact on young Americans. Even the Obama […]

Nukes, Drones, and Youth Unemployment

On August 7, 2011, Turner Clarke, a lawyer who unwittingly stayed late at the office that night, found himself at the intersection of a major social revolution as he drove through his regular route in Oxford Circus in downtown London. “They were everywhere,” he remarked to me, “I turned around and sped away as fast […]