Browsing the "$15 minimum wage" Tag →

Last November, Maine voted on several citizen-sponsored ballot initiatives. Among these were Question 4, on whether to raise Maine’s minimum wage from $7.50 an hour to $12 an hour by 2020 and to end employer...

Read More →

Don’t Let Corporate Cash Buy this Election! Low-wage workers have organized for two years to force $15 an hour to the center of Minneapolis’ 2017 elections. Today, I’m excited to see a growing list of...

Read More →

On November 12, the first #MillionStudentMarch took place on campuses across the United States.  Students on 115 campuses – more than 10,000 all told – united for the first National Day of Action to demand:...

Read More →

The question now is how can we build the broadest movement to push back against right wing nativism, xenophobia and war hysteria. ...

Read More →

On Thursday, November 12, over 10,000 students walked out of their classes to fight back against the worsening student debt crisis. Demanding tuition-free public college, a cancellation of all student debt and a $15 minimum...

Read More →

#MillionStudentMarch is a national day of action for free college, launched in early August that has since caught fire – leading to the organizing of over 100 protests nationwide. ...

Read More →

The real engine for achieving the fundamental change we need is mass movements linked to a new mass political force with a socialist program representing the interests of the 99%....

Read More →

No amount of demanding that people ‘check their privilege’ will eliminate social attitudes generated and sustained by capitalism. ...

Read More →

Short video highlighting the importance of re-electing Seattle socialist Kshama Sawant....

Read More →

In just two years, Socialist Alternative City Councilmember Kshama Sawant has had a major impact on the political landscape in Seattle. Sawant’s two years in office gives a hint of what would be possible with...

Read More →