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American is Sliding into the Long Pandemic Defeat

Groups of impassioned but inexperienced activists can often struggle to do little beyond merely existing. Achieving power in the U.S. requires more than angry individuals, Jane McAlevey told me; it needs “a well-built organization that can actually channel people’s rage effectively.”

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How the Low Minimum Wage Helps Rich Companies

To help folks stand on their own two feet, the government can’t just make people work. It has to make work pay. The cost of low wages is too high for the country’s working families. And it’s too high for Uncle Sam as well.