Editorial: Raise the minimum wage

The minimum wage, first set in America in 1938 by the Fair Labor Standards Act, has long been characterized as a balancing act between fairness for employees and viability for employers. But in recent years the scales have become decidedly unbalanced.

Byrd: Nelson Mandela, all cleaned up

The news of the death of Nelson Mandela, the legendary anti-apartheid activist and former president of South Africa, brought with it a flurry of responses from American political writers extolling the virtues of a man who peacefully brought about the end of the brutal regime of racist subjugation that was apartheid-era South Africa.

Hassett: The promise and peril of drones

When Amazon announced last Sunday it would begin offering drone delivery as an option for shoppers in the future, the first reaction in my mind was disbelief. Was this an "article" from The Onion that had gone viral? Was it April 1st already?

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