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"We Can't Survive on $7.25": Fast Food Workers Kick Off National Day of Action for Higher Pay

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Published on Dec 5, 2013

http://www.democracynow.org - Fast-food workers are walking off the job in about 100 cities today in what organizers call their largest action to date. Today's strikes and protests continue a campaign that began last year to call for a living wage of $15 dollars an hour and the right to form a union without retaliation. Early this morning, Democracy Now!'s Amy Goodman and Hany Massoud headed to Times Square in New York City where a group of McDonald's workers were joined by a crowd of hundreds of supporters to kick off their strike. We hear voices from the protest and speak to Camille Rivera of United New York, part of the newly formed New Day New York Coalition, which has organized this week of action to fight income inequality and build economic fairness.

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