January 30, 2015
You’ve got to see this video post by former Secretary of Labor during the Clinton Administration, Robert Reich. Pay close attention at the 1 minute mark of this video. If that passes, it’s game over for workers.
Raising the minimum wage is only the first step in addressing the heart of the matter with our economy – falling wages.
America used to invest a big portion of our economy in the future prosperity of all Americans. Some say we can no longer afford to make these investments because we have to cut public budgets and give tax breaks to the rich. The truth is the reverse.
On Wednesday, Senate Republicans in Wisconsin used a procedural trick to pass their union-busting bill without having a quorum. “Governor Scott Walker and his Wisconsin senate Republicans have laid bare the motives for their coup d’etat,” says Robert Reich.
It’s not scary or complicated at all Former Labor Secretary Robert Reich explains what a public option for healthcare coverage really means for working people. Watch the video, then share it with your social network: Call the Congress toll-free using this number: 1-877-3-AFL-CIO (1-877-323-5246). Tell them we want health care reform including a strong public […]
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