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Tikkun (1 April 2014) 29 (2): 5–6.
Published: 01 April 2014
...Rabbi Michael Lerner Copyright © Tikkun magazine 2014 A t the current minimum wage of $7.25 an hour, a full-time worker makes only $15,080 in a year — well below the poverty line for a family of three. So it’s nothing but good news that President Obama signaled in December 2013 his support...
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Tikkun (1 August 2000) 15 (3): 55–56.
Published: 01 August 2000
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Tikkun (1 November 2014) 29 (4): 43–44.
Published: 01 November 2014
... expand and strengthen their efforts to envision a more inclusive economic system: a thorough understanding of disablement actually provides a starting point for the creation of a post-capitalist economy that values people for their humanity rather than for their wage labor. By promoting the...
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Tikkun (1 April 2015) 30 (2): 11–14.
Published: 01 April 2015
... comprehending how the annual showcase of their company’s record profits had just been hijacked. And that was just the start. For the next ninety minutes, airport workers led chants demanding recognition of their union. Community activists interrupted the proceedings to lead a debate about poverty wages at...
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Published: 01 April 2015
The fight for a minimum wage spread beyond SeaTac to Seattle as well. Here, Seattle City Council Member Kshama Sawant calls for $15 per hour at a rally on March 15, 2014. Creative Commons/Shannon Kringen The fight for a minimum wage spread beyond SeaTac to Seattle as well. Here, Seattle City More
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Tikkun (1 January 2009) 24 (1): 42–43.
Published: 01 January 2009
... Enlightenment, and mentor to thousands o f“evoluticmaries”around the world. More information: wvow.andrewcohen.org. Aryeh Cohen on Waging Peace L IK E M IL L IO N S OF O T H ER A M E R IC A N S , WAS IN IT IA L L Y ATTRACTED TO YOUR CANDIDACY BY YOUR...
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Published: 01 August 2011
Wages are no longer increasing as they did from 1820 through 1970. As unemployment rates soar, Americans are struggling to make ends meet. Here people line up for a hot meal at Our Daily Bread Employment Center in Baltimore, Maryland. Credit: Creative Commons/Jim Stipe. Wages are no longer More
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Published: 01 January 2013
Brooke Anderson Instead of waging the old battles between atheism and religion, let’s find a common ethical and spiritual core. Can’t we all agree on Marx’s categorical imperative “to overthrow all relations in which the human being is a debased, enslaved, forsaken, despicable being”? Brooke More
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Published: 01 April 2015
Ministers, imams, airport workers, and community allies march to demand a $15 per hour minimum wage at SeaTac Airport near Seattle, Washington, on April 28, 2012. Jonathan Rosenblum Ministers, imams, airport workers, and community allies march to demand a $15 per hour minimum wage at SeaTac More
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Published: 01 April 2015
Yemane Gebremicael (right) urges SeaTac residents to support local businesses that endorsed the ballot initiative aimed at raising the minimum wage and guaranteeing full-time work, paid sick leave, and strong job protections for every airport worker. Jonathan Rosenblum Yemane Gebremicael (right More
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Published: 01 November 2013
Polis/Melissa Garcia Lamarca The Occupy movement struck a chord globally precisely because it transcended the sometimes polarizing effects of identity politics and articulated a class politics on behalf of the 99 percent, who are systematically disadvantaged by the class war waged by the ever More
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Published: 01 August 2013
© Bill Hughes Photos Workers picket outside a Hyatt hotel in Baltimore. “Hyatt Corporation is on the offensive to dismantle the standards of fair wages, working conditions, and job protections that union hotel workers have achieved after decades of struggle,” the author writes. © Bill Hughes More
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Tikkun (1 August 2014) 29 (3): 5.
Published: 01 August 2014
... done to the life-support systems of our planet by global capitalism, elevated media and political leaders that tell the truth, and prioritized social and economic justice, equality, and environmental sanity. The Democrats’ focus on a “minimum wage” may gain them some seats in Congress, but it is a...
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Tikkun (1 August 2013) 28 (3): 9–13.
Published: 01 August 2013
...© Bill Hughes Photos Workers picket outside a Hyatt hotel in Baltimore. “Hyatt Corporation is on the offensive to dismantle the standards of fair wages, working conditions, and job protections that union hotel workers have achieved after decades of struggle,” the author writes. © Bill Hughes...
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Tikkun (1 November 2013) 28 (4): 49–52.
Published: 01 November 2013
..., accounting, and computer programming are similarly outsourced for cheap labor and greater corporate profit. The few blue-collar trades that remain in America are increasingly mechanized, eliminating even more jobs. The economic basis for a traditional family used to be the family wage that supported...
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Tikkun (1 January 2009) 24 (1): 41–42.
Published: 01 January 2009
.... Aryeh Cohen on Waging Peace L IK E M IL L IO N S OF O T H ER A M E R IC A N S , WAS IN IT IA L L Y ATTRACTED TO YOUR CANDIDACY BY YOUR opposition to the war in Iraq and, more broadly, by your way of seeing the role of the United States in the...
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Tikkun (1 January 2009) 24 (1): 38–39.
Published: 01 January 2009
... wage standards would then apply them. to apply then would standards wage...
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Tikkun (1 January 2009) 24 (1): 75–76.
Published: 01 January 2009
... which we should re­ build the economy after the recession ends? As one starting point, I believe your administration should commit to the goal of lull employment at decent wages. This would return us to an idea that, for a generation coming out of the 1930s depression, was a...
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Tikkun (1 January 2013) 28 (1): 15–69.
Published: 01 January 2013
... taking English classes at the Learning and Loving Education Center in Morgan Hill with Sister Pat Davis. There I met a group of women who were also taking English classes and were interested in starting a housecleaning business, since that’s all we knew how to do. So Sister Pat contacted WAGES (Women’s...
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Tikkun (1 November 2017) 32 (4): 68–69.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Richard Taylor An activist reviews Waging Peace . by Hartsough David Copyright © 2017 Tikkun magazine 2017 DONALD TRUMP’S ascension to the presidency makes me feel as though a group of aliens from another planet have moved in and taken over the US government. How did a person...