Progressive Breakfast: ‘Raising Wages’ Is The Latest Battle Cry In The Fight For Workers

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campaignForAmericaLgoMore than 300 progressive activists and labor leaders on Wednesday embraced “raising wages” as the theme of a series of battles in 2015 to reverse policies that have led to record levels of income inequality and a shrinking middle class. “We are tired of people talking about inequality as if nothing can be done,” said AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka at the “Raising Wages” summit in Washington. “The answer is simple: Raise the wages of the 90 percent of Americans whose wages are lower today than they were in 1997.”

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While Sen. Warren tells AFL-CIO “wage summit” that…

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