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It's been 12 years since Congress last raised the minimum wage. As a McDonald's worker who makes just $10 an hour, I'm getting sick of Congress delaying another much-needed raise

It's been 12 years since Congress last raised the minimum wage. As a McDonald's worker who makes just $10 an hour, I'm getting sick of Congress delaying another much-needed raise

2 minutes ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Summary List Placement For millions of workers across the country, it's been 12 years without a raise in the minimum wage. 12 years is a long time. In the past 12 years, we've...
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Hosting the Olympics Is a Bad Deal

50 minutes ago   |   NY Times

Even in normal times, the Games don't pay off, argues the economist Andrew Zimbalist.
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The First Two Gold Medals Of The Tokyo Olympics Go To China

5 hours ago   |   Forbes   |   3 articles

China's first gold medals came in the women's 10-meter rifle and 49 kg weightlifting.
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Women's Beach Volleyball Match Is The First Covid-19 Cancellation Of The Olympics

6 hours ago   |   Forbes

The first scheduled game of the beach volleyball tournament was canceled on Saturday after a Czech player tested positive for Covid-19
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Plague Inc. creators turned the Olympics into a superspreader event to help players understand the real risk of outbreaks at the games

14 hours ago   |   Business Insider

"In Plague Inc, the Olympics has the potential to be a superspreader event for a disease outbreak," game creator James Vaughan told Insider. Plague Inc, Leon Neal/AFP via Getty...
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How to watch gymnastics at the Tokyo Olympics - the finals are free to stream on Peacock

15 hours ago   |   Business Insider

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Simone Biles at the 2016 Olympics in Rio. AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky The 2020 Olympic...
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Elliott: Olympic Games go on because there is too much money at stake

17 hours ago   |   Los Angeles Times

IOC president Thomas Bach isn't an emperor but acted like one, forcing the Games to take place because the IOC would have lost almost $4 billion in broadcast revenues if the...
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Sling TV is the cheapest way to watch the Olympics without cable

17 hours ago   |   Business Insider

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Sling TV is giving all subscribers free access to the Olympic Channel during Tokyo...
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Tokyo Olympics Schedule: Opening Ceremony Start Time, TV Channel, Live Stream, Medal Odds And More For First Day

18 hours ago   |   Forbes   |   2 articles

The Tokyo Olympics begin today with the Opening Ceremony and a handful of exciting events. Find out how you can watch these thrilling Summer Games with this preview, which...
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Tokyo Olympics Opening Ceremony In Photos: Drones Fly, Athletes Celebrate In Muted Kickoff To Summer Games

20 hours ago   |   Forbes   |   2 articles

Japan celebrated their culture and the unity of the Olympic Games before a largely empty stadium.
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