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The realities of Seattle’s $15/hr minimum wage are troublesome for conservative Chicken Littles who warned that it would collapse Seattle’s economy. Propelled by workers and led by 15 Now and Socialist Alternative, the $15 movement...

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Minneapolis está preparada para ser la primera ciudad del medio oeste en aprobar el salario mínimo de 15 $ la hora. Después de tres años de campaña iniciada por Socialist Alternative y 15 Now, apoyada...

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Minneapolis is getting a raise, and becoming the first Midwestern city to enact a $15 an hour minimum wage. The proposal will benefit 71,000 workers, overwhelmingly women and workers of color. Winning $15 in Minneapolis...

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Minneapolis is poised to be the first midwestern city to pass a $15 an hour minimum wage. Following a three year campaign initiated by Socialist Alternative and 15 Now, and embraced by the wider labor and...

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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...

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Socialist Alternative interviewed Ginger Jentzen, a leading activist in Minneapolis 15 Now and member of Socialist Alternative who is running for Minneapolis City Council in Ward 3. Visit her website at GingerJentzen.org to follow her...

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Socialist Alternative and 15 Now Minnesota have been fighting for a $15 an hour minimum wage in Minneapolis for over two years. Over that time, $15 an hour went from a far-out proposal from cities...

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This summer, Minneapolis emerged as the national flashpoint in the fight for $15. Big business and the political establishment faced off against a broad, energetic, multiracial coalition. While the campaign to put $15 on the...

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September 12 was a national day of action for 15. Below is the report from Minneapolis followed by the leaflet that Socialist Alternative passed out nationwide. You can download the pdf here. On September 12,...

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While this is a setback, we still forced $15 on the agenda – and it’s here to stay. The Minnesota Supreme Court sided with Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges, the City Council, and the Chamber of Commerce to...

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