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“When I talk about a political revolution, what everybody here has got to understand is that the billionaire class and their representatives in Washington are so powerful that the best president in the world cannot...

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New Jersey's anti-worker Governor Chris Christie recently cut $1.57 billion dollars from the state's public pension and benefit system. These cuts will impact both current workers and retirees....

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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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On Friday, November 14th, the Seattle City Council introduced amendments to the Mayor’s 2015-2016 budget. Multiple progressive amendments were passed, including my amendments to raise all City workers to $15/hour next year, fund a year-round women’s homeless...

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By Calvin Priest, Vote Spear Campaign Manager With already more than 200 volunteers, the grassroots Vote Spear campaign is answering the big-business-backed Frank Chopp by building a massive doorknocking campaign and team of neighborhood coordinators...

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The following article was written before news broke that Karen Lewis had been hospitalized with a serious medical condition. It has now been announced that she will not be able to pursue her campaign for...

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Re-posted from 15now.org 15 Now fights for a minimum wage of $15/hour plus full tips which belong to the workers – OneSeattle wants a tip deduction to reduce any minimum wage increase. The people of Seattle are on the...

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