Bernie Sanders must be dancing a happy dance today. Early this morning Amazon announced that it is increasing its hourly minimum wage to $15 per hour for all full-time, part-time, temporary and seasonal employees across the United States. A higher minimum wage has been one of Senator Sanders’ primary policy proposals for many years.
I am a lifelong Democrat with a passion for social justice and progressive issues. I have degrees in writing, economics and law from the University of Iowa.