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Seattle Answers Trump’s War on Workers by Taxing the Rich

July 12, 2017

The measure faces an imminent legal challenge, but co-sponsor Kshama Sawant says the Tax the Rich movement will persevere

Ikea Agrees to Pay Their Workers More than Minimum Wage

July 3, 2014

Jeannette Wicks-Lim: There’s a growing trend among the world’s major corporations to voluntarily increase their workers’ wages

Maryland Protestors Rally To Repeal Citizens United

February 12, 2014
Facing congressional deadlock, state lawmakers and advocates push for the repeal of Citizens United and limits to corporates pending

D.C. Workers Win $11.50 Minimum Wage Increase

December 18, 2013

About 90,000 workers will earn a higher minimum wage in D.C., Montgomery, and Prince George counties in Maryland

Brazil Protests

June 24, 2013
Waves of protests continue in Brazil as demonstrators demand government take decisive action to address their demands

Mutual Interest Hidden Beneath Apple and Samsung Legal Struggle

March 17, 2013

Both companies benefit from turning patents into a bulwark against innovation, the general public pays the price when two corporations divide the market between them

The Life and Legacy of Hugo Chavez

March 17, 2013
Diplomats observed a moment of silence at a U.N. General Assembly meeting before the tributes by Ban Ki-moon, General Assembly President Vuk Jeremic, representatives of regional groups, and Venezuela’s foreign minister

Venezuela Announces the Death of Hugo Chavez

March 5, 2013

Venezuela’s Vice President Maduro tells the nation he is resolved to carry on the work of Chavez