According to a new report, workers' wages "have been dead in the water for a decade," but the trend can be reversed with job-creating investment in infrastructure and education, and a minimum wage raise.
Fast food workers went on strike in a half dozen Michigan cities as well as over 60 cities, towns and suburbs nationwide, driving home how fast this movement for dignity and a 15 dollar an hour wage is spreading.
After a hard fought four-month campaign, the Columbus, Ohio, Catholic Diocese has been forced to reach agreement with a discharged 19-year teacher, Carla Hale.
They came to deliver a message to the School Reform Commission (SRC), the mayor and governor: "Restore funding for Philadelphia schools!"
The corporation that caused the blackout of 2003, FirstEnergy, is about to shut two power plants in western Pennsylvania, destroying hundreds of jobs and putting the region's power grid at risk, according to the Utility Workers of America.
The demonstrators say ALEC is hurting just about everyone in America who is not part of the top one percent.