Thursday, May 13, 2021

Tag: $15 minimum wage

Ensuring the minimum wage keeps up with economic growth would be...

While its chances in the Senate appear slim, the proposal has brought national attention to the minimum wage, which has been stuck at $7.25 since 2009.

Sanders ‘confident’ $15 minimum wage possible through Senate reconciliation

"I'm confident that the parliamentarian will advise next week that we can raise the minimum wage through the reconciliation process."

‘An unstoppable movement’: Sanders praises grassroots after target announces $15 minimum...

“Now the Senate must pass our Raise the Wage Act,” the senator said, “and guarantee a dignified, living wage for every worker in America.”

California, New York Launch 60 Million Americans Into A $15 Minimum...

About 60 million Americans live in the two states that signed $15 minimum wage plans into law Monday.

Million Student March: The Fight for Debt and Tuition-Free College

On November 12th thousands of students from hundreds of colleges marched in support of eliminating student debt, tuition-free public college, and a $15 an hour minimum wage.

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A court has ruled that the EPA must ban the controversial pesticide chlorpyrifos—or prove its safety.

What America can learn from China—Lessons from the pandemic

While the China model cannot be transplanted to the West, there’s a lot that America can learn from China.

Fracking 101: What you should know

Modern fracking emerged so quickly, faster than its impacts were understood.

In blow to NRA, federal judge dismisses group’s bankruptcy case

The judge ruled that the powerful gun lobby declared bankruptcy in an attempt to avoid facing a New York state lawsuit that accuses the organization of fraud and seeks to disband it.

Corporate media oppose Afghan control of Afghanistan

Establishment reporting over the future of Afghanistan after Biden’s announcement demonstrated the imperialist mindset of corporate journalists.