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Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges won a tight 2013 race promising to fight the racial and economic disparities plaguing the city. But two years later, instead of the mayor’s election slogan of “One Minneapolis,” the city’s...

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40,000 Seattle workers got a raise on April 1, but there was resistance from the University of Washington administration to implementation and from the Seattle Metro to informing Seattleites ...

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

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The confidence of workers is growing nationwide. With bold leadership, 2015 could be the year of $15/hour!...

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Across the country 15 Now is mobilizing for a week of strikes and actions by low wage workers, starting with Black Friday actions targeting Walmart, and culminating on December 4th with fast food strikes and...

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by Ty Moore, 15 Now National Coordinator New chapters of 15 Now, the movement we initiated in Seattle last January, have formed in over 20 cities nationwide. Alongside the fast-food strikes and other fight for...

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15 Now activists in Portland have been holding regular rallies demanding a $15/hour minimum wage. Here is a link to an excellent article describing their recent testimony and protest at the June 11th Portland City...

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Re-Posted from 15Now.org “15 in Seattle is only the beginning. We have an entire world to win.” – Socialist Alternative City Councilmember Kshama Sawant’s closing remark as the Seattle City Council voted unanimously for the...

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Step up the Pressure to Close Corporate Loopholes! Working people across the country are being galvanized by the “fight for 15” with the movement in Seattle headlining in national and international publications. As the Seattle...

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