15 dollar minimum wage
Minimum-wage workers in Los Angeles, the nation's second-largest city, are getting a pay raise. In a 13-1 vote on Wednesday
The fight for the $15 minimum wage needs to be seen as part of a larger struggle. The results of a successful fight for a higher minimum wage will be positive for a limited time. Fighting for a higher wage in the United States must be accompanied by fighting for better working conditions and wages globally.
Councilwoman Kshama Sawant joins HuffPost Live to explain why she hopes that the entire country will raise their minimum wage to $15/hour.