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We Wont Back Down says The Fight for $15, Strike Nationwide!
. Isaias Sapon, McDonald's worker, Texas
. Rob Hill, VP and Organizing Director of 32BJ
As newly-elected politicians and newly-empowered corporate special interests threaten an extremist agenda to move the country to the right, working Americans announced that their 4-year-old Fight for $15 will not back down & that any efforts to block wage increases, gut workers rights or healthcare, deport immigrants, or support racism or racist policies, will be met with unrelenting opposition. To show their determination in the face of the seismic shifts in the political climate, workers in the Fight for $15 waged their most disruptive protests yet, expanding their movement to nearly 20 airports serving 2 million passengers a day, and risking arrest via mass civil disobedience in front of McDonalds restaurants from Detroit to Denver. Workers spanning the economy"including baggage handlers, fast-food cooks, home care workers, child care teachers and graduate assistants" demand $15 and union rights, no deportations, an end to the police killings of black people, and politicians keep their hands off Americans health care coverage.
Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
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