He really is all over the place, isn’t he.
With so much money being vacuumed up by the U.S. healthcare industry it will be good seeing some of it trickle down to the working-class grunts who actually need it.
He is. He confuses me greatly, and for someone with presidential aspirations, that’s not do good.
A win for workers. Great.
Is not vetoing an obviously beneficial law passed by the tireless work of others really all it takes to be an angel?
Newsom didn’t actively sabotage the gains unions and progressives fought for (this time). I’d like to think that would be the absolute bare minimum anyone could do that the democratic party would even consider endorsing them for a public office
Yeah, I don’t mean to be a buzz kill, but the fact that they’ll be earning $25/hr by 2033 just doesn’t seem that great of a win. Definitely better than nothing, but $25/hr today is barely a living wage in most of CA.
I was going to say this too. I completely agree!
When I left my bay area union grocery job in early 2000 - TWENTY THREE YEARS AGO - I was making 22/hour.
The race to the bottom for a lot of people is very real.
Pretty sure those angel wings are heavily ironic.
Even if you’re in a union, that’s no guarantee you will get a living wage without almost the same amount of shibai as the original people who struck for better conditions and pay. I haz a sad.
So goes the value of the last 5-15 years of most of our lives…
Hauling out Studs Terkel! Nice!
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