So that happened. This week we look at one Washington State community in which the battle for a $15 minimum wage has been won, discuss the latest developments in the political battle over the Trans-Pacific Partnership, and discuss the 2016 election by talking about how much we hate the 2016 election.
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Some highlights from this week:
“You’re not getting rich on $15 an hour, but again it’s a 60 percent raise so it’s gonna make life a lot easier.” -- Dave Jamieson on the effects of raising the minimum wage in Seatac
“The proponents of the deal say that this is 40 percent of the world’s economy that is at stake, and that’s true. But that’s mostly true because Japan is involved in the deal.” -- Zach Carter on sizing up the scope of the TPP
“I think you get a ‘pull-it-sir’, like sir come pull my knob until something comes out. And then what came out was a 400-word story about a guy who bumped a car.”-- Jason Linkins on whether the latest 2016 campaign stories will win a Pulitzer
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