Sunday, May 4, 2014

May Day

Coverage of May Day marches around the world.  In Europe, the focus remained on benefits and austerity measures, while in the U.S., focus centered on immigration reform and raising minimum wage.  In Seattle, the mayor announced plans to incrementally raise the base wages to 15. per hour, while the government in Morocco also announced what will be a ten percent increase in their minimum wage over the next year.

In the following news videos, guests and union activists Bill Fletcher and Sam Ginden discuss the weakening of the American labor movement, asking why North American workers aren't more militant, and what needs to happen next.

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Part Two:

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