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-Pete Ford, President
All this is fine as far as it goes. But we need to be more ambitious. We should be raising the federal minimum to $15 an hour. Here are seven reasons why: 1. Had the minimum wage of 1968 simply stayed even with inflation, it would be more than $10 an hour today. But the typical worker is also about twice as productive as then. Some of those productivity gains should go to workers at the bottom. 2. $10.10 isn’t enough to lift all workers and their families out of poverty. Most low-wage workers aren’t young teenagers; they’re major breadwinners for their families, and many are women. And they and their families need a higher minimum. Read more >>>
Mother Jones is back!
“Mother Jones in Heaven,” a brand-new one-woman musical by legendary singer/songwriter, activist and 2013 Alaska Folk Festival Guest Artist Si Kahn. Hull will perform in its world premiere at the Silverbow’s Back Room March 7-16
Chech out this raving review by the Juneau Empire of the show!
Check out show times on our Calendar!Read more >>>
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