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A server clears a table as patrons dine outdoors at Gloria's Cocina Mexicana in Ontario, California on December 5, 2020. (Photo: Watchara Phomicinda/MediaNews Group/The Press-Enterprise via Getty Images) News
Amid Ongoing Push for $15 Wage, Service Workers Challenge Lawmakers to Be a #ServerForAnHour
"Try living on subminimum wages plus tips."
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.), listens during a press conference introducing the Puerto Rico Self-Determination Act of 2021 on March 18, 2021 in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Anna Moneymaker/AFP via Getty Images) News
Ocasio-Cortez Says Biden Infrastructure Plan 'Needs To Be Way Bigger'
"This is not nearly enough," the New York Democrat said of Biden's $2.26 trillion proposal.
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Activists plan to welcome President Joe Biden to Pittsburgh on Wednesday with four billboards calling for a "bold" economic recovery plan. (Image: Green New Deal Network) News
'Piecemeal Solutions Won't Suffice': Progressives Press Biden to 'Go Big' on Infrastructure Plan
"Millions of us are depending on Congress to take this once-in-a-generation opportunity and deliver the jobs, care, and justice we so urgently need, and we intend to make them deliver."
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Descendants of FDR and His Cabinet Urge Biden to Embrace 'New Deal-Scale' Public Jobs Program
"Today's crisis of unemployment requires a federal response at least as bold as they designed to pull America out of the Great Depression and usher in the New Deal."
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A coalition of activists gathered outside the New York Stock Exchange to call for higher taxes on the rich to fund Covid-19 recovery on January 28, 2021. News
Minimum Wage Would Be $44 Today If It Had Increased at Same Rate as Wall St. Bonuses: Analysis
"Since 1985, the average Wall Street bonus has increased 1,217%, from $13,970 to $184,000 in 2020."
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'Getting Nervous'? Bezos Told Amazon Execs to Hit Back at Critics Amid Historic Union Drive
"He's afraid that if Amazon workers in Alabama vote to unionize, it'll give workers all over America the courage to take on his greed and win economic justice."
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Sen. Bernie Sanders traveled to Birmingham, Alabama to support Amazon warehouse workers trying to unionize. (Photo: Bernie Sanders/YouTube/screen grab) News
'What You're Doing Is Historical!' Bernie Sanders Rallies With Amazon Workers in Alabama
"If history teaches us anything, it is that big money interests do not just give you anything," the senator said in support of the union drive in Bessemer. "You've got to stand up and you've got to fight for it."
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U.S. lawmakers are signing on to a new pledge that promotes investing $10 trillion over the next 10 years in creating millions of union jobs that address climate change, economic inequality, and systemic racism. (Image: Sunrise Movement) News
Progressives in Congress Commit to Sunrise Movement's $10 Trillion 'Good Jobs for All' Pledge
"The climate crisis poses an existential threat to our planet, but it also brings massive opportunity to redress historic injustices and build a better future for all."
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Theresa Velasco, a union member of SEIU 721, participates in a rally on March 22, 2021 in downtown Los Angeles in support of Amazon warehouse workers in Bessemer, Alabama who are trying to unionize. (Photo: Al Seib/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images). News
Team Bernie vs. Amazon Executive: War of Words Erupts as Sanders Backs Alabama Union Drive
"I am proud to stand in solidarity with Amazon workers in Alabama who are fighting for better wages and better working conditions."
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An Amazon delivery driver carries boxes on February 2, 2021 in Hawthorne, California. (Photo: Patrick T. Fallon/AFP via Getty Images) News
Amazon to Delivery Drivers: Agree to Be Spied On Biometrically or You're Fired
"Rank authoritarianism disguised as corporate efficiency for consumer satisfaction."
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