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According to a January Hart Research poll, 63% of the country now supports a $15 federal minimum wage. The time is right for the big unions to help launch an all-out national campaign...

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Last year Seattle made history by becoming the first major city to pass a $15 minimum wage for all workers, raising the wages for 100,000 workers. This victory opened the door for other major cities...

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Join 15 Now, labor unions, and Councilmember Sawant on March 28 to let workers know they are getting a raise! Reposted from 15Now.org “The $15/hour minimum wage movement delivered a resounding one-two punch against right-wing opponents of...

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15 Now Minimum Wage Debate

Watch 15 Now activist and Socialist Alternative member Stephen Price, along with Professor Ben Cowan of WSU’s economics department, debate a right-wing economist and small business owner on the $15 minimum wage. The debate was...

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Chicago Fight for $15

How Seattle Won $15

March 14, 2015

También en español The fight for a $15 an hour minimum wage is gaining further momentum. On April 1, Seattle´s low-wage workers will see the first rise thanks to the efforts of workers, labor, and...

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15 Now Minnesota hosted a rally on February 15 featuring Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant, speaking alongside worker-activists and supportive Minneapolis City Council Members. Over 250 supporters attended and contributed $10,000 toward building the grassroots...

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As the fight for a $15 an hour minimum wage continues to spread, students at Northeastern University are breaking new ground by becoming the first students in the country to bring the fight for $15...

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Socialist Alternative interviewed a leading 15 Now organizer in Minneapolis, former Delta baggage handler Kip Hedges...

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Philadelphia Nearly 47 years ago, Dr. King was assassinated at a point when he and other black activists were building a mass campaign against poverty. Today, state-sanctioned segregation is gone, but legal equality has barely...

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In the wake of Seattle and San Francisco passing minimum wage ordinances for $15 in 2014, a new poll conducted by Hart Research Associates shows 63% of respondents support raising the minimum wage to $15...

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