Tattooed teenagers joined with their sign-carrying elders as part of the global fast food workers' strike. Like an idea whose time has come, there was no holding back this group.
"Where Congress is failing to take action to address inequality, these workers are leading the way; their fight is a shining light that will benefit all workers in the country."
"It feels good to be a part of history. It's been a year that fast-food workers first went on strike for $15 and a union and now our movement has spread all over the world."
Today, fast food workers around the world are engaging in a one-day strike calling for higher wages and the right to form a union.
Why is the Postal Service pretending it is losing money when, in fact, it is making a profit?
Demonstrations are planned for New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, and 147 other U.S. cities and also on five other continents.
The supposed loss results from crushing pension pre-funding requirements imposed on the Postal Service.
"Either you are going to keep your gas or your lights on, not both. You shouldn't have to make choices like that in America today."
Most Californians are well aware that the state minimum wage is going up to $10.00/hour. But when and how?
Two hugely significant reports just released have given credibility and energy to the fight for a $15 an hour minimum wage.