Posted by Bill on behalf of the team.
Correction: The number of residents in the UK was significantly misstated during this episode. The correct number is 64.5 million. We apologize for misspeaking.
– Should governments subsidize the difference between the minimum wage and a livable wage?
– Should the U.S. House be expanded to make districts smaller? What would happen if the there were 3,000 U.S. Representatives representing 106,000 people each?
Episode 128 (48 min):
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– AFD: “Mexican state of Baja California to test government wage support”
– Democracy Journal: House of Representatives ratios, 2008
– London School of Economics: UK House of Commons ratios, 2011
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