North Carolina is among 25 states that have passed laws preempting local governments from raising the minimum wage in their jurisdictions. Read the article at Facing South.
Eating a salad isn’t going to fix the systemic problems at your workplace, nor will getting a massage give you a voice on the job, or increase your paycheck. Read the article at In These…
Sens. Bernie Sanders of Vermont and Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts were among only four Democratic presidential candidates who advocated abolishing private health insurance during the first round of debates. Read more at the Los Angeles…
The American Medical Association has quietly pulled out of a lobbying group that seeks to undermine the growing support for Medicare For All. Read the original article at Our Future.
Our data doesn’t really belong to us, it belongs to the commons. Read the original story on Asia Times.
A dystopian surveillance state is being built in plain sight. Read the original story on Common Dreams.
Interview with Michael Tubbs, the 29-year-old mayor of Stockton, California. Read the original story at The Nation.
Other countries show it doesn’t have to be that way. Read the original article at Huffington Post.
A new Congressional Budget Office report finds that the benefits to low wage workers of a $15 minimum wage far exceed the costs. Read the original article at Common Dreams.
Rebecca Solnit on Jeffrey Epstein and the Silencing Machine Read the original article on Lithub.