The right choice for today’s progressive movement

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Hillary Clinton is the right choice for today’s progressive movement — Medium   by: Ruben Gallego |11/16/2015 |RePost: 02/14/2016 10:06:03 AM| There has been a sea change in how Americans view progressive issues. Now we progressives have to change how we view ourselves. We have to get used to the idea that Democrats can win national elections as progressives — and that our leading candidate for president already reflects that reality. Our […]

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The Democratic Party Adopts National Platform – $15/hour Minimum Wage

The Democratic Party Adopts $15/hour Minimum Wage into National Platform

The Democratic Party Adopts $15/hour Minimum Wage into National Platform | U.S. Uncut >by: James Woods | August 29, 2015 | RePost: 09/05/2015 8:42:10 AM | The Democratic Party on Friday adopted a call to raise the minimum wage to $15/hr as part of their established party platform heading into the 2016 election season. The move further polarizes the progressive wing of the party by moving them further to the […]

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Hillary Clinton on $15 minimum wage…

Democratic Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont

Rivals look to push Hillary Clinton on $15 minimum wage |MSNBC >by: Alex Seitz-Wald |07/22/15 03:04 PM| RePost: 07/26/2015 5:20:21 AM | A policy fissure is quickly opening in the Democratic primary over the minimum wage, with Hillary Clinton’s two main challengers taking advantage of her hesitancy to embrace the issue. Activists and labor unions have been pushing national Democrats to more than double the current federal minimum wage to […]

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Spotlight: States That Raised Minimum Wage See Faster Job Growth, Report Says

States That Raised Minimum Wage See Faster Job Growth, Report Says >by: Scott Neuman| NPR July 19, 201412:25 PM ET| RePost 07/20/2014|   New data released by the Department of Labor suggests that raising the minimum wage in some states might have spurred job growth, contrary to what critics said would happen. In a report on Friday, the 13 states that raised their minimum wages on Jan. 1 have added […]

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