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Minimum Wage

 

Hundreds Arrested in DC Demanding Voting Rights, End to Poverty, and Death of Filibuster

Clergy and low-wage workers with the Poor People's Campaign are also calling on Congress to treat the nation's immigrants with respect.

Jessica Corbett ·


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 ·


$15 Minimum Wage Would Lift Millions Out of Poverty, Says... Wall Street Giant Morgan Stanley

"The social benefits to lifting real wages of lower-income earners and millions out of poverty are substantial."

Jake Johnson ·


Here Are the 8 Democrats Who Just Joined GOP to Vote Down Sanders' $15 Minimum Wage Amendment

"Every single Dem who voted against a $15 minimum wage should be primaried."

Jake Johnson ·


Urging Senate to 'Ignore the Parliamentarian,' Sanders to Force Vote on $15 Minimum Wage Amendment

"I regard it as absurd that the parliamentarian, a Senate staffer elected by no one, can prevent a wage increase for 32 million workers."

Jake Johnson ·


'It Should Be Easier to Raise Minimum Wage Than to Drop Bombs on Syria': Progressives Fume at Biden

"We assassinate people by drone strike and have a literal prison colony in Guantanamo but where we draw the line is ignoring the Senate parliamentarian when [she] says no to a minimum wage hike."

Jake Johnson ·


John Thune's Childhood $6 Wage—$24 Adjusted for Inflation—Sure Helps Make the Case for At Least $15

"The worst thing is that these people aren't dumb. They know about inflation... They just don't think people who make their food and clean their bathrooms deserve the same things they got."

Kenny Stancil ·


'This Is Unacceptable': Progressives Reject Manchin Plan to Cut $15 Minimum Wage Proposal to $11

"The $15 minimum wage is overwhelmingly popular with the American people. One person should not be allowed to hold relief hostage."

Jake Johnson ·


'Together We Fight, Together We Will Win': Workers Strike Nationwide to Demand $15 Minimum Wage

"We have won $15 in cities and states across the country. And now, it is time to win $15 nationwide."

Jake Johnson ·


You Can't Eat Civility: A Message to Joe Biden and the Democrats

Politeness will not solve the problems facing the country. Democrats must put forth and fight for bold solutions that will materially improve the lives of working people.

Joe Sanberg ·

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