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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Winslow Myers, the author of "Living Beyond War: A Citizen's Guide," writes for Peacevoice and serves on the Advisory Board of the War Prevention Initiative.