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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Jesse Lava runs Beyond Bars, which produces short videos and engages social media to fight mass incarceration. Beyond Bars is a project of Brave New Foundation.