Largest Strike in World History?

By EVANGELINE COMEAU-KIRSCHNER, age 11 Among the 180 million workers who went on strike in India on September 2 were autorickshaw drivers. One hundred eighty million workers in India went on strike September 2, demanding better protection for all workers in India. The...

Double Win for the Fight for $15

By HOPE MENACHERY, age 10 PHOTO: The All-Night Images/Flickr In April, New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and California Governor Jerry Brown both signed bills to raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour in New York state and California. California will also give workers...

Raise the Minimum Wage!

Call for Higher Wages By AMZAD ALI, age 12 On April 15, 2015, fast food workers nationwide held protests demanding a $15-an-hour minimum wage, earned sick time and fair work hours. PHOTO: The All-Nite Images In November 2015, the state of New York became the first to...

Who Am I? (January/February 2016)

By AUDREN HEDGES DUROY, age 9 PHOTO: Joe Mabel I was born in India in 1973 and grew up witnessing poverty around me. I worked in the computer science field and have a Ph.D. in Economics. I am a member of Socialist Alternative, and I am part of the Occupy Movement. I...

Fight for $15 Goes Global

By SOPHIA ROTHMAN, age 11 PHOTO: Wesley Pinkham/Flickr On April 15, 2015, Fight For $15, an organization working to raise the U.S. minimum wage, held their largest protest in the history of the movement. Rallies took place in 200 cities nationwide and 40 countries...