Beyond Livable Wage: Creative Strategies to Get to the Root of Inequality
When: Friday, Jul. 18 3:00 PM
Where: COBO Convention Center
Room: 140 E
Around the country, progressives are pushing for much-needed increases in the minimum wage toward a more realistic “livable wage.” However, what else can we do to change the debate to focus on some of the root causes of inequality? From the exploitative practices of a company like Walmart to the money big corporations pull out of state and local treasuries, the practices of the biggest corporations are directly driving median wages down and concentrating income. Our panel will look at some strategies to highlight these practices and empower progressives to fight back.