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Taft Hartley Act Fair Labor Standards
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1,033 wordsIn With the Donkeys. Ryan Schilb April 26, 200 Ryan Schilb April 26, 2001 In With the Donkeys. Americans have been consumed by politics since the beginning. It is even easier now, especially in a presidential election year. It seems you can? t watch television without seeing an advertisement for the Republican Party and the Democratic Party. While our political system does allow more then two parties, these two parties are the only two widely voted for year in year out. This leaves most American...
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