The act would incrementally raise the minimum wage that large employers are required to pay employees to avoid fees.
If progressives work together, mobilize and keep the faith in the face of cynicism and weary resignation, our "metanarrative" could have a different - and happy - ending.
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Shahid Buttar is a constitutional lawyer, DJ, MC, electronic musician, Director of Grassroots Advocacy at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, and former executive director of the Bill of Rights Defense Committee.