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Costly Coins

Costly Coins

For several years, the cost of producing and distributing the penny and the nickel has been higher than their face values. Recently, the US Mint sought comment on change to ... change. read more 

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Book Review: The Divide: American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap

Book Review: The Divide: American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap

This book, our reviewer says, is not a comfortable read. It asserts that the selective leniency and corruptibility of the American judicial framework has created a rift in which fair and equitable treatment is no longer a right but a luxury afforded to a chosen few. read more 

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Municipal Bankruptcy''s Tug of War: <br />Part 1

Municipal Bankruptcy's Tug of War:
Part 1

When a municipality files for bankruptcy under Chapter 9 of the US Bankruptcy Code, questions abound: How does federal bankruptcy law intersect with state laws? And are modifications to pensions permitted to allow a city to make a fresh start? read more