November 3, 2016: Riot Police Attack and Injure Over 100 People Defending Standing Rock Burial Grounds
Please get involved. Native American People are trying to defend our water. * https://thewordsmithcollection.wordpress.com/2016/11/01/stein-stands-with-standing-rock-sioux/
The U.S. Navy has plans to conduct electromagnetic warfare training in the Olympic National Forest and nearby Olympic National Park. And this June, it’s scheduling massive war games in the Gulf of Alaska, including live bombing runs that will mean the detonation of tens of thousands of pounds of toxic munitions, as well as the use of active sonar in the most pristine, economically valuable, and sustainable salmon fishery in the country (arguably in the world). And all of this is to happen right in the middle of fishing season.
A $15 wage is unreasonable, insufficient and untenable. We can do better. 24 dollars an hour pays the rent.
“And if the minimum wage had simply tracked productivity gains since 1968, it would be $24-25 an hour — three times what it is now…”