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Fight for 15


Fight for $15, Undeterred by McDonald's Raises for Some Workers, Says US Strike Still On for May 19

The pay hike only applies to company-owned restaurants, leaving out employees at 95% of all U.S. locations.

Jessica Corbett ·


At Kentucky Rally, Sanders Blasts McConnell for 'Working Overtime' to Reward the Rich and Block Progress

"If Senator McConnell and Republicans in the Senate continue their strategy of obstructionism, it means passing a progressive agenda through the Senate with 51 votes."

Jake Johnson ·


Bernie Sanders to Rally in Kentucky With Possible Senate Contender Charles Booker

"Everyone expects progressives to lose in 2022," Sanders' team said, "but if we fight early, we're going to shock them all."

Brett Wilkins ·


In Closed-Door Event With Corporate Lobbyists, Manchin Vows $15 Wage 'Not Going to Happen'

A top restaurant industry lobbyist reportedly "couldn't contain his excitement" at the West Virginia Democrat's remarks.

Jake Johnson ·


What's Really Behind the Opposition to a $15 Minimum Wage

Fifty-seven senators from both parties are determined to preserve an economic system that rewards the rich and punishes the poor.

Joel Blei­fuss ·


Nina Turner Hopes to Bring Radical Change to Ohio

The "daughter of Cleveland" and former Bernie Sanders surrogate is running for Congress on a platform that includes a $15 minimum wage, recurring stimulus checks and free public college. 

Nuala Bishari ·



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."

Jake Johnson ·


In Thumbs-Down to Sinema, Survey Finds Majority of Arizona Voters Favor $15 Minimum Wage

"The verdict is clear—in Arizona, voting to raise the minimum wage is the smartest political move."

Brett Wilkins ·


'I Need Her Alongside Me in Congress': Ocasio-Cortez Endorses Nina Turner

New York Democrat says Turner "has spent her entire career advocating for the working people of Northeast Ohio."

Brett Wilkins ·

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