Posts By Mark Crain

We Can't Survive on $7.25
Workers need a McLivingWage

Yesterday, thousands of fast-food workers went on strike and organized rallies in more than 100 cities demanding a living wage, because, as New York strikers said, “We can’t survive on $7.25.” These efforts drew so much attention, even President Obama took notice, calling for an increase in the federal minimum wage in solidarity with “airport workers, […]

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10 MoveOn Polls Show Deep Support for Social Security Expansion
No Social Security Cuts

A new survey commissioned by MoveOn.org and looking at 10 key House and Senate districts found that voters there strongly oppose cutting Social Security benefits. The survey was taken as the bi-cameral budget committee began deliberations on a proposed bill that could include benefits cuts, and indicates that support for such cuts could imperil lawmakers […]

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Chip In To Save the Senate

The latest polls show Republicans are poised to take control of the Senate this November if progressives don't show up to vote. We've got a plan that's proven to be effective, but it can't happen without you …

Let's 86 student debt in Oregon!

Oregon students are drowning in debt, and need our help. Can you join me and pledge to vote YES on Measure 86, which would create a permanent student assistance fund to help more Oregonians attend …