Monthly Archives: February 2014

The Motley Experience WRSU Podcast 2 25 14

The Motley Experience is back on 88.7 WRSU FM New Brunswick!

Check it out every Tuesday from 12pm to 1pm from now until May.

For live streaming, visit http://www.wrsu.org and click “Listen Live”!

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The Motley Experience WRSU Podcast 2 18 14

The Motley Experience is back on 88.7 WRSU FM New Brunswick!

Check it out every Tuesday from 12pm to 1pm from now until May.

For live streaming, visit http://www.wrsu.org and click “Listen Live”!

In case you miss the live show, you can listen to the recording right here on WordPress!

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What are Bitcoins?

On this past week’s broadcast/podcast of The Motley Experience on WRSU, the topic of Bitcoins was discussed.

The use of bitcoins has been highlighted in the news recently and will most likely continue to do so due the controversy surrounding the subject.

To ensure that readers of The Motley Experience have a better understanding of what bitcoins actually are, I have put together a basic overview.

Bitcoin is a digital currency and software

Bitcoin is often referred to as a new kind of currency. But it may be best to think of its units being virtual tokens rather than physical coins or notes. However, like all currencies its value is determined by how much people are willing to exchange it for.

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Raising the Minimum Wage

The current national minimum wage is at $7.25

There has been quite a lot of chatter recently concerning a raise in the minimum wage. Discussion has increased since President Obama’s State of the Union Address this past Tuesday, where he called for a raise in the minimum wage to $10.10 (the current national minimum wage is $7.25, although the number varies by state). The major issue with a wage hike is whether the consequences will be positive or negative for the economy.

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