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Tim Heffernan and Bill Hopwood, Socialist Alternative (CWI Canada) Tim Hortons is a national chain of over 4,000 coffee and doughnuts shops across Canada. Founded by a famous hockey player, it has become a Canadian...

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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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This piece originally appeared on The Nation website on April 18.  It was inspiring to see the call for a $15 minimum wage take center stage at last week’s presidential debate in New York. And...

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There is a historic opportunity to rebuild a fighting socialist movement....

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Low Pay Epidemic!

October 18, 2015

Step Up the Fight for $15! Working people across the U.S. are facing a low pay epidemic. While the cost of living continues to rise, real hourly wages have largely stayed the same or declined...

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Time to Build a Movement for a Strong $15 for All On July 22, the New York State Wage Board, commissioned by Governor Andrew Cuomo to consider whether or not to raise the minimum wage...

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The demand for a $15 minimum wage continues to surge forward as a concrete answer to one of the central issues driving U.S. politics – income inequality....

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Workers in Los Angeles, the largest city on the West Coast and the second largest U.S. city overall, have secured a major victory in the fight to raise the minimum wage. On June 14, Democratic Mayor...

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Under severe pressure from the families of the victims of the Marikana massacre and threats of legal action, President Jacob Zuma released an inquiry report that exonerates the government....

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Ginger Jentzen is a 15 Now Organizer in Minneapolis After nine months of pressure from 15 Now, the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), and the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM), the Metropolitan...

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