Posts By Ben O'Keefe

VICTORY: Walmart Raises Its Wages!
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Walmart employs hundreds of thousands of Americans across the country. The majority of those workers make minimum wage—as Walmart executives are making BILLIONS. Our friends at OUR Walmart have been fighting for a living wage by starting petitions, staging protests, and organizing to fight for their rights. Last week, Walmart workers won a big victory: Walmart announced that they will […]

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VICTORY: L.A. School Board Tells Gerawan Farms to Honor It's Workers' Union Contracts
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Gerawan Farming employs over 5,000 workers at peak harvest season, selling peaches, nectarines, plums, apricots, and grapes under its Prima label. Our friends at United Farm Workers have been working hard to protect the union rights of the Gerawan Farm workers. When the Los Angeles Unified School District Board, who contracts to purchase Gerawan’s products, […]

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MUST SEE: 'The Rachel Maddow Show' Covers Run Warren Run Events
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Over the weekend, Run Warren Run supporters held events across the country to celebrate Presidents Day, reaching a broad audience of supporters and building momentum behind the growing effort to draft Elizabeth Warren into the presidential race. These grassroots efforts certainly reached a wide audience—and even made it onto MSNBC’s “The Rachel Maddow Show.” Check out the […]

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MUST SEE: Poll Shows Big Opening for Elizabeth Warren in IA, NH
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Polling of likely Democratic caucus goers and primary voters in Iowa and New Hampshire conducted by YouGov for the Run Warren Run campaign shows that Elizabeth Warren’s story and vision are highly resonant, and that she has an opening should she decide to run for president. New Polls in IA and NH Show Big Opening […]

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Meet the Run Warren Run Social Media Manager
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When it comes to the person most likely to put a smile on my face, that person is definitely Jayne Fagan. Jayne and I often work closely together on digital projects, and she is as good as they get. With color-coded spreadsheets and a seemingly endless supply of Amy Poehler gifs, she makes the sometimes arduous task […]

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This is HUGE: The Working Family Party Endorses Run Warren Run
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Last night, The New York Times broke news that the Working Families Party of New York State voted to encourage Elizabeth Warren to run for president. As MoveOn.org Civic Action Executive Director Anna Galland said, “This is a big deal!” The New York Working Families Party is a major force in the fight for progressive change. They fight […]

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This Cab Ride in NYC Will Open Up Your Eyes to the Issue of Income Inequality in America
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“I believe the playing field is rigged. Evidence of that is everywhere. Now I’ve been in the Senate for nearly a year and believe as strongly as ever that the system is rigged for powerful interests and against working families.”—Elizabeth Warren A couple of weeks back, I took a quick trip to attend an Artists for Warren event […]

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