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The elite’s war on the low-wage worker

Relegated to the background, America’s low-wage workers have been making considerable noise lately by deploying an unusual weapon — one-day strikes — to make their message heard: they’re sick and tired of earning just $8, $9, $10 an hour.  http://mobile.nytimes.com/2013/07/28/sunday-review/fighting-back-against-wretched-wages.html?from=homepage  Their anger has been stoked by what they see as a glaring disconnect: their wages […]