The chief value-driving economic behavior, the U.S. economy itself, is not the meeting of human need, and thus it is designed to fail when it comes to working for Americans’ collective well-being.
Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Congressional Democrats will announce a $15 minimum wage bill during a video conference at 11:30 a.m. EST today.
The Raise the Wage Act “would increase the federal minimum wage to $15 in five steps over the next four years, increasing pay for nearly 32 million workers,” according to a press release.
Those involved in the call.
As talk of a looming recession increases in volume, looking back to the Great Recession in 2008 to assess the effectiveness of how we as a nation responded to it seems like a good idea.
It’s always healthy to learn from one’s mistakes and process the past, right?
The $15/hour minimum wage took another step towards becoming a reality after Bernie Sanders won the addition of increase to the Democratic platform.
Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton has personally given her support to the nation's largest strike of underpaid workers. Clinton told the workers that their advocacy is changing America.
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) will be addressing the largest ever strike of fast food workers who are fighting for union rights and to raise the minimum wage.
If American taxpayers realized their largesse was going to those who need it least, highly-profitable corporations, they would likely put an end to their generous ways in a heartbeat.