As workers and labor turn to local law-making to achieve gains, their role in a debate over how to ethically and consciously devolve some power to localities seems inevitable.
Minimum wage is a poverty wage. Let's make 2015 the year for $15 an hour - and really have something to celebrate next New Year.
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.