Daily Archives: May 22, 2015

FSFP And Partners File Joint Brief In US Court of Appeals For The Ninth Circuit Defending Seattle Wage Law

Seattle’s living wage law should be upheld against claims by the International Franchise Association and other industry trade groups that it violates alleged rights of corporations under the U.S. Constitution, Free Speech For People, Courage Campaign, Equal Justice Society, and Demos argue in an amicus brief filed today in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. More »

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“How The Money Primary Is Undermining Voting Rights” via The Nation

A new post on The Nation takes on today’s money primary, and explains how the vast majority of Americans are being denied the value of their vote. The author, Ari Berman provides analysis that parallels the poll tax denying African-Americans the right to vote, to how the influence of the mega-rich shuts out the voices of everyday Americans.
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